Known from wet forest habitats, all specimens of this species have been found in litter-samples.
Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: 5.016666667° to 4.966666667°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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|Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.|
|Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.|
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- lebratyx. Strumigenys lebratyx Bolton, 2000: 759 (w.) BORNEO.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Holotype. TL 3.2, HL 0. 87, HW 0.68, CI 78, ML 0.31, MI 36, SL 0.44, SI 65, PW 0.42, AL 0.92. Mandible relatively short for a member of this group; preapical tooth broken on each mandible in holotype. Dorsolateral margin of head in full-face view with 6 or more freely laterally projecting filiform hairs, including one in apicoscrobal position; dorsal surface of dorsolateral margin, from level of eye to occipital corner, also with standing hairs that are directed dorsally or more dorsally than laterally. Cephalic dorsum with standing fine hairs present from occipital margin to a level anterior to highest point of vertex. Dorsum of head finely and narrowly reticulate-rugulose, the rugulae and their small reticulae finely densely punctulate. Apical funicular segment not constricted basally. Entire dorsal alitrunk and side of pronotum sharply and very densely punctate to punctate-granulate, promesonotum also with very small rugulae. Pleurae and side of propodeum everywhere densely punctate to reticulate-punctate. Anterior coxae punctate and with vestiges of transverse costulate sculpture. Pronotal humeral hair long and filiform, shallowly curved. Dorsal alitrunk with numerous erect simple hairs, more than 4 pairs on pronotum and 6 or more pairs on mesonotum. First gastral tergite with numerous filiform shallowly curved hairs. Dorsal and ventral surfaces of hind femur with a row of suberect hairs, sparser ventrally than dorsally; dorsal (outer) surfaces of hind tibia and basitarsus each with a few long erect freely projecting hairs. Propodeal teeth stout, in profile longer than basal width. Petiole in profile subclavate, the node forming an even shallow curvature that in dorsal view is longer than broad.
Holotype worker, Malaysia: Sabah, Crocker Ra. N. P., KK-Tembunan km. 60, 1270 m., 17.v.1987, #29a (Burckhardt & Lobl) (Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève).
- Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. 65:1-1028. (page 760, worker described)
References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
- Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
- Woodcock P., D. P. Edwards, R. J. Newton, C. Vun Khen, S. H. Bottrell, and K. C. Hamer. 2013. Impacts of Intensive Logging on the Trophic Organisation of Ant Communities in a Biodiversity Hotspot. PLoS ONE 8(4): e60756. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060756
- Woodcock P., D. P. Edwards, T. M. Fayle, R. J. Newton, C. Vun Khen, S. H. Bottrell, and K. C. Hamer. 2011. The conservation value of South East Asia's highly degraded forests: evidence from leaf-litter ants. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 366: 3256-3264.
- Woodcock P., D.P. Edwards, T.M. Fayle, R.J. Newton, C. Vun Khen, S.H. Bottrell, and K.C. Hamer. 2011. The conservation value of South East Asia's highly degraded forests: evidence from leaf-litter ants. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 366: 3256-3264.