Leptothorax formosus

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Leptothorax formosus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Nesomyrmex pulcher)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: Leptothorax formosus
Emery, 1915

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Nesomyrmex pulcher.


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

  • formosus. Leptothorax (Goniothorax) formosus Emery, 1915g: 25 (w.) BOLIVIA. [Junior primary homonym of Leptothorax formosus Santschi, 1909b: 469 (now in Temnothorax).] Replacement name: pulcher Emery, 1917a: 96.