Leptothorax muscorum sordidus

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Leptothorax muscorum sordidus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptothorax canadensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Leptothorax
Species: Leptothorax muscorum sordidus
Wheeler, W.M., 1903

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


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

  • sordidus. Leptothorax muscorum var. sordidus Wheeler, W.M. 1903c: 224, pl. 12, fig. 2 (w.) U.S.A.
    • Junior synonym of yankee: Creighton, 1950a: 277.
    • Junior synonym of canadensis: Schar et al., 2018: 6.