Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus venustus

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Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus venustus
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 venustus
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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • venustus. Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus subsp. venustus Wheeler, W.M. 1934c: 87, fig. 5 (w., ergatoid q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of cnemidatus: Lucky & Ward, 2010: 26.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934c. A second revision of the ants of the genus Leptomyrmex Mayr. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 77: 69-118 (page 87, fig. 5 worker, queen described)