Leptothorax canadensis yankee

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Leptothorax canadensis yankee
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptothorax muscorum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Leptothorax
Species: Leptothorax canadensis yankee
Emery, 1895

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptothorax muscorum.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • yankee. Leptothorax (Leptothorax) canadensis var. yankee Emery, 1895c: 319 (w.q.) U.S.A. Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 513 (m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1955b: 21 (l.). Subspecies of canadensis and senior synonym of obscurus, sordidus: Creighton, 1950a: 277. Junior synonym of muscorum: Brown, 1955a: 47.

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