Leucotaphus

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Leucotaphus
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Leucotaphus
Donisthorpe, 1920
Type species
Leptothorax gurnetensis, now Leucotaphus gurnetensis
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

Dlussky&Perfilieva2014-88Leucotaphus-gurnetensis.jpg

Dlussky&Perfilieva2014-88Leucotaphus-gurnetensis male.jpg

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • LEUCOTAPHUS [Formicinae]
    • Leucotaphus Donisthorpe, 1920: 89. Type-species: †Leptothorax gurnetensis, by original designation.

Taxonomic Notes

Placed within the Formicinae but unplaced to tribe by Ward et al. (2016).

References