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Species: Leptogenys bubastis   Bolton, 1975 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptogenys bubastis Bolton, 1975a PDF: 275 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Cameroon: series MZ (no further data) (G. Terron). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 230.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in soil, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Pitfall trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 716 meters, 516 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-04-02 and 2013-06-30

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys bubastis: casent0902574

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