Leptothorax caparica

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Leptothorax caparica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cardiocondyla mauritanica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cardiocondyla
Species: Leptothorax caparica
Henin, Paiva & Collingwood, 2001

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


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

  • caparica. Leptothorax caparica Henin, Paiva & Collingwood, 2001: 163, figs. 1, 2 (w.) PORTUGAL. Junior synonym of mauritanica: Henin, Collingwood & Paiva, 2003: 377.