Leptothorax genualia

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Leptothorax genualia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Nesomyrmex spininodis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: Leptothorax genualia
Santschi, 1922

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • genualia. Leptothorax (Goniothorax) genualia Santschi, 1922d: 252 (w.) PARAGUAY. Junior synonym of spininodis: Kempf, 1959c: 427.

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 427, Junior synonym of spininodis)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 252, worker described)