Leptothorax tuberum nylanderocorticalis

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Leptothorax tuberum nylanderocorticalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Temnothorax nylanderi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: Leptothorax tuberum nylanderocorticalis
Forel, 1874

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


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

  • nylanderocorticalis. Leptothorax tuberum var. nylanderocorticalis Forel, 1874: 86 (w.) SWITZERLAND. Emery, 1916b: 183, 186 (in keys) (w.q., respectively). Raised to species: Bondroit, 1918: 124. Subspecies of corticalis: Forel, 1915d: 22 (in key); Emery, 1924d: 254; Stitz, 1939: 176; Novak & Sadil, 1941: 92. Junior synonym of nylanderi: Kutter, 1977c: 14. See also: Plateaux & Cagniant, 2012: 429.


  • Plateaux, L. & Cagniant, H. 2012. Quelques synonymies dans le genre Temnothorax Mayr, 1855 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 117 (4), 427-440.