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Species: Leptomyrmex puberulus   Wheeler, 1934 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptomyrmex puberulus Wheeler, 1934c PDF: 112, fig. 14e,f (w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: 11 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Papua New Guinea: Morobe Dist. (H. Stevens). Primary type depositories: MCZC, MVMA. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 187; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 120; Bolton, 1995b: 235; Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 45 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in Rainforest, 5 times found in secondary forest, 2 times found in second growth rainforest, 2 times found in gallery forest, on low ridge, 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in lowland secondary rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Nest A, 2 times ground nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times nest in standing tree on ground, 1 times nest in ground, 1 times on low vegn., 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times foragers in leaf litter of swamp forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times in leaf litter, 1 times in fallen tree trunk.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 500 meters, 179 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-06-28 00:00:00.0 and 2006-04-01 00:00:00.0

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