Leptothorax fortinodis melanoticus

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Leptothorax fortinodis melanoticus
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 melanoticus
Wheeler, W.M., 1903

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.

  • melanoticus. Leptothorax fortinodis var. melanoticus Wheeler, W.M. 1903c: 235 (w.q.) U.S.A. Wesson, L.G. & Wesson, R.G. 1940: 94 (m.). Subspecies of fortinodis: Buren, 1944a: 287. Junior synonym of schaumii: Creighton, 1950a: 271.