Leptothorax longispinosus iowensis

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Leptothorax longispinosus iowensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Temnothorax longispinosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: Leptothorax longispinosus iowensis
Buren, 1945

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


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

  • iowensis. Leptothorax longispinosus subsp. iowensis Buren, 1945: 288. Replacement name for laeviceps Buren, 1944a: 287. [Junior primary homonym of leviceps Emery, 1898c: 134.] Junior synonym of longispinosus: Creighton, 1950a: 264.


  • Buren, W. F. 1945. Leptothorax longispinosus subsp. iowensis, nom. n. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 47:288.