Leptothorax canadensis yankee

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Leptothorax canadensis yankee
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 canadensis yankee
Emery, 1895

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


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

  • 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.
    • Junior synonym of canadensis: Schar et al., 2018: 6.