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Species: Leptogenys purpurea   (Emery, 1887) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Lobopelta kitteli var. purpurea Emery, 1887f PDF: 433 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Indonesia (“New Guinea”): Andai (L.M. D’Albertis). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1911e PDF: 104
Status as species: Wilson, 1958c PDF: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 233.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in forest frag., 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in primary lowland forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil nest, 1 times nest in decaying trunk on ground, 1 times nest ex leaves & debris base of tree, 1 times nest ex leaves & debirs base of tree, 1 times ground strays, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collect, 1 times hand coll..

Elevations: collected from 230 - 1520 meters, 1051 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1872-08-01 00:00:00.0 and 2009-09-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0216256; syntype of Leptogenys purpurea: casent0903956



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