Leptomyrmex wheeleri

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Leptomyrmex wheeleri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptomyrmex fragilis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Leptomyrmex
Species: Leptomyrmex wheeleri
Donisthorpe, 1948

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


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

  • wheeleri. Leptomyrmex wheeleri Donisthorpe, 1948d: 600 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of fragilis: Lucky & Ward, 2010: 34.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1948d. A third instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(14): 589-604 (page 600, worker, male described)