Leptothorax muscorum septentrionalis

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Leptothorax muscorum septentrionalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptothorax canadensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Leptothorax
Species: Leptothorax muscorum septentrionalis
Wheeler, W.M., 1917

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

Nomenclature

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

  • septentrionalis. Leptothorax (Mychothorax) muscorum var. septentrionalis Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 511 (w.q.m.) CANADA.
    • Material of the unavailable name calderoni referred here by Creighton, 1950a: 276.
    • Junior synonym of muscorum: Brown, 1955a: 47.
    • Junior synonym of canadensis: Schar et al., 2018: 6.

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