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Species: Leptogenys barimaso   Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptogenys barimaso Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 79, figs. 55B, 58C, 59A, 97, 113 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Toamasina, Mont. d’Akirindro, 7.6 km. 341° NNW Ambinanitelo, -15.2883, 49.5483, 600 m., rainforest, ex rotten branch on ground, 17-21.iii.2003, BLF08268 (Fisher, Griswold, et al.). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0496058. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, CASC, MHNG, PBZT. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in disturbed forest pach next to tavy, 4 times found in primary rainforest, 3 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex rotten log, 6 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten branch on ground, 5 times twig nest on ground, 4 times in live tree, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 875 meters, 569 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-07-17 and 2018-02-11

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys barimaso: casent0496058; paratype of Leptogenys barimaso: casent0247235, casent0247236, casent0247237, casent0496057, casent0496059



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