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Species: Leptogenys fotsivava   Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptogenys fotsivava Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 147, figs 13B, 17A, 163, 172 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Toliara, Forêt de Kirindy, 15.5 km. 64° ENE Marofandilia, -20.045, 44.6622, 100 m., tropical dry forest, ground nest, 28.xi.-3.xii.2001, BLF04671 (Fisher, Griswold, et al.). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0001423. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 6 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: 7 times found in tropical dry forest, 6 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 2 times found in Gallery forest with bamboo, 1 times found in urban/garden, 1 times found in Uapaca woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground nest, 6 times ground forager(s), 3 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex dead tree stump, 1 times sifted litter, leaf litter from under log, 1 times leaf litter from under log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times winkler app..

Elevations: collected from 100 - 990 meters, 352 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-12-16 and 2010-12-08

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys fotsivava: casent0001423; paratype of Leptogenys fotsivava: casent0001421, casent0001422, casent0247211, casent0247212, casent0247213



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