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Leptothorax  Mayr, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 574087

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2001   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyVespoidea  – vespoid wasps  
                                           FamilyFormicidae  – ants, fourmis  
                                                    GenusLeptothorax Mayr, 1855  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Leptothorax acervorum (Fabricius, 1793)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax affinis Mayr, 1855  
                                                       Species Leptothorax aguayoi (Wheeler, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax alayoi Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax albispinus (Wheeler, 1908)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax alinae Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax allardycei (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax alpinus Ruzsky, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax ambiguus Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax anacanthus Santschi, 1912  
                                                       Species Leptothorax andrei Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax androsanus (Wheeler, 1905)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax anduzei Weber, 1943  
                                                       Species Leptothorax anemicus Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax angulatus Mayr, 1862  
                                                       Species Leptothorax angustulus (Nylander, 1856)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax annexus Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax annibalis Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax anodonta Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax anodontoides Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985  
                                                       Species Leptothorax antigoni Forel, 1911  
                                                       Species Leptothorax arcanus Kutter, 1973  
                                                       Species Leptothorax archangelskiji Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926  
                                                       Species Leptothorax arenarius Santschi, 1908  
                                                       Species Leptothorax argentinus Santschi, 1922  
                                                       Species Leptothorax argentipes Wheeler, 1928  
                                                       Species Leptothorax arimensis Azuma, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax arpini Tarbinsky, 1976  
                                                       Species Leptothorax asper Mayr, 1887  
                                                       Species Leptothorax augusti Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax auresianus Santschi, 1929  
                                                       Species Leptothorax aveli Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax aztecus (Wheeler, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax baeticus Emery, 1924  
                                                       Species Leptothorax balchashensis Arnol'di, 1971  
                                                       Species Leptothorax balli Santschi, 1939  
                                                       Species Leptothorax barbouri (Aguayo, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax barroi (Aguayo, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax barryi Cagniant, 1967  
                                                       Species Leptothorax berlandi Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bermudezi (Wheeler, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bradleyi Wheeler, 1913  
                                                       Species Leptothorax brasiliensis Kempf, 1958  
                                                       Species Leptothorax brauneri Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax braunsi (Forel, 1912)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax brimodus Bolton, 1995  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bruneri (Mann, 1924)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bucheti Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bugnioni Forel, 1894  
                                                       Species Leptothorax bulgaricus Forel, 1892  
                                                       Species Leptothorax buschingeri Kutter, 1967  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cabrerae Forel, 1893  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cagnianti Tinaut, 1983  
                                                       Species Leptothorax canescens Santschi, 1908  
                                                       Species Leptothorax carinatus Cole, 1957  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cataulacoides Snelling, 1992  
                                                       Species Leptothorax caucasicus Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cenatus Bolton, 1982  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cervantesi Santschi, 1919  
                                                       Species Leptothorax ciferrii (Menozzi & Russo, 1930)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax clavipilis (Wheeler, 1910)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax clypeatus (Mayr, 1853)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax confucii (Forel, 1912)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax congruus Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Leptothorax convexus Forel, 1894  
                                                       Species Leptothorax cornibrevis Collingwood, 1961  
                                                       Species Leptothorax corticalis (Schenck, 1852)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax costatus Emery, 1896  
                                                       Species Leptothorax crassipilis Wheeler, 1917  
                                                       Species Leptothorax creightoni (Mann, 1929)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax creolus Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax curtulus Santschi, 1929  
                                                       Species Leptothorax curvispinosus Mayr, 1866  
                                                       Species Leptothorax darlingtoni (Wheeler, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax delaparti Forel, 1890  
                                                       Species Leptothorax denticulatus Mayr, 1901  
                                                       Species Leptothorax desertorum (Dlussky & Soyunov, 1988)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax desioi Menozzi, 1939  
                                                       Species Leptothorax dessyi Menozzi, 1936  
                                                       Species Leptothorax discoloratus Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax dissimilis (Aguayo, 1932)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax duloticus Wesson, 1937  
                                                       Species Leptothorax eburneipes Wheeler, 1927  
                                                       Species Leptothorax echinatinodis Forel, 1886  
                                                       Species Leptothorax emeryi Santschi, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax evelynae Forel, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax exilis Emery, 1869  
                                                       Species Leptothorax faberi Buschinger, 1983  
                                                       Species Leptothorax finzii Menozzi, 1925  
                                                       Species Leptothorax flavicornis Emery, 1870  
                                                       Species Leptothorax flavidulus (Wheeler & Mann, 1914)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax flavispinus Andre, 1883  
                                                       Species Leptothorax foreli Santschi, 1907  
                                                       Species Leptothorax formosus Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax fuentei Santschi, 1919  
                                                       Species Leptothorax fultonii Forel, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax fumosus Ruzsky, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax furunculus Wheeler, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax fuscatus (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gaetulus Santschi, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax galeatus Wheeler, 1927  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gallae Smith, 1949  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gazella Santschi, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gibbifer Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax glaesarius Wheeler, 1915  
                                                       Species Leptothorax goniops Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gracilicornis Emery, 1882  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gracilis Mayr, 1868  
                                                       Species Leptothorax graecus Forel, 1911  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gredleri Mayr, 1855  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gredosi Espadaler & Collingwood, 1982  
                                                       Species Leptothorax grisoni Forel, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax grouvellei Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax gundlachi (Wheeler, 1913)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax hadrumetensis Santschi, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax hesperius Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax hispaniolae Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax hispidus Cole, 1957  
                                                       Species Leptothorax huehuetenangoi Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax humerosus Emery, 1896  
                                                       Species Leptothorax hystriculus Wheeler, 1915  
                                                       Species Leptothorax ibericus Menozzi, 1922  
                                                       Species Leptothorax inermis Forel, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax innocens (Forel, 1913)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax interruptus (Schenck, 1852)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax iranicus Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax iris (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax isabellae (Wheeler, 1908)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax italicus Consani, 1952  
                                                       Species Leptothorax itinerans Kempf, 1959  
                                                       Species Leptothorax ixili Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax jacobsoni (Forel, 1915)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax jailensis Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax janushevi Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax kaszabi Pisarski, 1969  
                                                       Species Leptothorax kemali Santschi, 1934  
                                                       Species Leptothorax kirghizicus Tarbinsky, 1976  
                                                       Species Leptothorax knipovitshi Karavaiev, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax korbi Emery, 1922  
                                                       Species Leptothorax koreanus Teranishi, 1940  
                                                       Species Leptothorax kraussei Emery, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax kurilensis Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax laciniatus Stitz, 1917  
                                                       Species Leptothorax laestrygon Santschi, 1931  
                                                       Species Leptothorax laetus (Wheeler, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax lagrecai Baroni Urbani, 1964  
                                                       Species Leptothorax laurae Emery, 1884  
                                                       Species Leptothorax leoni Arnol'di, 1971  
                                                       Species Leptothorax lereddei Bernard, 1953  
                                                       Species Leptothorax leucacanthus Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax leviceps Emery, 1898  
                                                       Species Leptothorax lichtensteini Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax lindbergi Santschi, 1931  
                                                       Species Leptothorax longaevus Wheeler, 1915  
                                                       Species Leptothorax longipilosus Santschi, 1912  
                                                       Species Leptothorax longispinosus Roger, 1863  
                                                       Species Leptothorax luteus Forel, 1874  
                                                       Species Leptothorax madecassus Forel, 1892  
                                                       Species Leptothorax manni Wheeler, 1914  
                                                       Species Leptothorax mariposa Wheeler, 1917  
                                                       Species Leptothorax marocana Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax massiliensis Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax mauritanicus Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax maurus Santschi, 1921  
                                                       Species Leptothorax megalops Hamann & Klemm, 1967  
                                                       Species Leptothorax melas Espadaler, Plateaux & Casevitz-Weulersse, 1984  
                                                       Species Leptothorax melleus Forel, 1904  
                                                       Species Leptothorax melnikovi Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax minozzii Santschi, 1922  
                                                       Species Leptothorax minutissimus Smith, 1942  
                                                       Species Leptothorax mirassolis Diniz, 1975  
                                                       Species Leptothorax miserabilis Santschi, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax mongolicus Pisarski, 1969  
                                                       Species Leptothorax monjauzei Cagniant, 1968  
                                                       Species Leptothorax mortoni (Aguayo, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax muscorum (Nylander, 1846)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax myersi (Wheeler, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nadigi Kutter, 1925  
                                                       Species Leptothorax naeviventris Santschi, 1910  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nassanowi Ruzsky, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nevadensis Wheeler, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax niger Forel, 1894  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nigricans Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nigriceps Mayr, 1855  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nigritus Emery, 1878  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nitens Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax normandi Santschi, 1912  
                                                       Species Leptothorax nylanderi (Foerster, 1850)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax obliquicanthus Cole, 1953  
                                                       Species Leptothorax obturator Wheeler, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax ocarinae Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax oceanicus (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax opalinus (Wheeler, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax oraniensis Forel, 1894  
                                                       Species Leptothorax oxianus Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pallidipes Santschi, 1910  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pallidus Collingwood, 1961  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pamiricus Ruzsky, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pan Santschi, 1936  
                                                       Species Leptothorax paraxenus Heinze & Alloway, 1992  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pardoi Tinaut, 1987  
                                                       Species Leptothorax parvulus (Schenck, 1852)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pastinifer (Emery, 1894)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pastoris Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pelagosanus Mueller, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax peninsularis Wheeler, 1934  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pergandei Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax personatus Cagniant, 1987  
                                                       Species Leptothorax peyerimhoffi Santschi, 1929  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pittieri Forel, 1899  
                                                       Species Leptothorax placivus Wheeler, 1915  
                                                       Species Leptothorax platycnemis (Wheeler, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pleuriticus Kempf, 1959  
                                                       Species Leptothorax poeyi (Wheeler, 1913)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax polita (Smith, 1939)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax porphyritis (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax praecreolus De Andrade, 1992  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pulchellus (Emery, 1894)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax pulcher Emery, 1917  
                                                       Species Leptothorax punicans (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax purpuratus (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rabaudi Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax racovitzai Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax recedens (Nylander, 1856)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax reduncus (Wang & Wu, 1988)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax retractus Francoeur, 1986  
                                                       Species Leptothorax retusispinosus Forel, 1892  
                                                       Species Leptothorax risii Forel, 1892  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rothneyi Forel, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rottenbergii (Emery, 1870)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rugatulus Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rugiceps (Aguayo, 1932)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax rutilans Kempf, 1958  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sallei (Guerin-Meneville, 1852)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax salvini (Forel, 1899)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sardous Santschi, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax satunini Ruzsky, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax scabripes (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax scamni Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schaufussi (Forel, 1879)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schaumii Roger, 1863  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schmittii Wheeler, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schurri Forel, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schwarzi (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax schwebeli Forel, 1913  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sculptiventris Mayr, 1887  
                                                       Species Leptothorax semenovi Ruzsky, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax semiruber Andre, 1881  
                                                       Species Leptothorax senectutis Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax serviculus Ruzsky, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sevanensis Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax shelkovnikovi Karavaiev, 1926  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sikorai Emery, 1896  
                                                       Species Leptothorax silvestrii (Santschi, 1911)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax simoni (Emery, 1895)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax singularis Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax skwarrae (Wheeler, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax smithi Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax solerii Menozzi, 1936  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sordidulus Mueller, 1923  
                                                       Species Leptothorax specularis Emery, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax sphagnicola Francoeur, 1986  
                                                       Species Leptothorax spininodis Mayr, 1887  
                                                       Species Leptothorax spinosior Forel, 1901  
                                                       Species Leptothorax spinosus Forel, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax splendens (Wheeler, 1905)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax squamifer (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax steinbergi Arnol'di, 1971  
                                                       Species Leptothorax stenotyle Cole, 1956  
                                                       Species Leptothorax stipaceus Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax stollii Forel, 1885  
                                                       Species Leptothorax stramineus (Arnold, 1948)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax striatulus Stitz, 1937  
                                                       Species Leptothorax subcingulatus Emery, 1924  
                                                       Species Leptothorax subditivus (Wheeler, 1903)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax submuticus Emery, 1915  
                                                       Species Leptothorax susamyri Dlussky, 1965  
                                                       Species Leptothorax svartshevskii Karavaiev, 1916  
                                                       Species Leptothorax taivanensis Wheeler, 1929  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tamarae Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tauricus Ruzsky, 1902  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tebessae Forel, 1890  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tenuisculptus Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tenuispinus Santschi, 1911  
                                                       Species Leptothorax terricola (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax terrigena Wheeler, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tesquorum Arnol'di, 1977  
                                                       Species Leptothorax texanus Wheeler, 1903  
                                                       Species Leptothorax theryi Santschi, 1921  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tianschanicus Tarbinsky, 1976  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tonsuratus Kempf, 1959  
                                                       Species Leptothorax torrei (Aguayo, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax totonicapani Baroni Urbani, 1978  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tricarinatus Emery, 1895  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tricolor Santschi, 1925  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tristani Emery, 1896  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tristis Bondroit, 1918  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tuberum (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax turcicus Santschi, 1934  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tuscaloosae Wilson, 1951  
                                                       Species Leptothorax tyndalei Forel, 1909  
                                                       Species Leptothorax umbratipes (Wheeler, 1937)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax unifasciatus (Latreille, 1798)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax usunkul Ruzsky, 1924  
                                                       Species Leptothorax versicolor (Roger, 1863)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax vicinus Mayr, 1887  
                                                       Species Leptothorax villarensis (Aguayo, 1931)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax violaceus (Mann, 1924)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax volgensis Ruzsky, 1905  
                                                       Species Leptothorax volubilis Santschi, 1929  
                                                       Species Leptothorax werneri Radchenko, 1993  
                                                       Species Leptothorax wheeleri (Mann, 1920)  
                                                       Species Leptothorax wilda Smith, 1943  
                                                       Species Leptothorax wilsoni Heinze, 1989  
                                                       Species Leptothorax wollastoni Donisthorpe, 1940  
                                                       Species Leptothorax wroughtonii Forel, 1904  

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  Reference for: Leptothorax   
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