Leptothorax fortinodis

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Leptothorax fortinodis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Temnothorax schaumii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: Leptothorax fortinodis
Mayr, 1886

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • fortinodis. Leptothorax fortinodis Mayr, 1886d: 452 (w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in L. (Myrafant): Smith, M.R. 1950: 30. Subspecies of schaumii: Wesson, L.G. & Wesson, R.G., 1940: 96. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1903c: 233. Junior synonym of schaumii: Creighton, 1950a: 271.