Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus brunneiceps

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Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus brunneiceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptomyrmex cnemidatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Leptomyrmex
Species: Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus brunneiceps
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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


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

  • brunneiceps. Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus subsp. brunneiceps Wheeler, W.M. 1934c: 88 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of cnemidatus: Lucky & Ward, 2010: 26.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934c. A second revision of the ants of the genus Leptomyrmex Mayr. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77: 69-118 (page 88, worker described)