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Species: Leptogenys stygia   Bolton, 1975 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptogenys stygia Bolton, 1975a PDF: 292 (w.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Nigeria: Gambari (= Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria), 3.xi.1969, under fallen banana stem (B. Bolton). Type-depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 7 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, MCZC, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 233.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under fallen banana stem.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1969-11-03 and 1989-12-16

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys stygia: casent0902591

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