Leptothorax retractus

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Leptothorax retractus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Leptothorax
Species: L. retractus
Binomial name
Leptothorax retractus
Francoeur, 1986

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Specimen Label

At a Glance • Polygynous  
 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada (type locality).
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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Leptothorax retractus for further details


Biology

Castes


Nomenclature

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

  • retractus. Leptothorax retractus Francoeur, 1986a: 1152, figs. 1-17 (w.q.m.) CANADA. See also: Loiselle, Francoeur, et al. 1990: 329.

Description

References

  • Loiselle, R.; Francouer, A.; Fischer, K.; Buschinger, A. 1990. Variations and taxonomic significance of the chromosome numbers in the Nearctic species of the genus Leptothorax (s.s.) (Formicidae: Hymenoptera). Caryologia 43: 321-334 (page 329, see also)