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Myrmica muscorum Nylander, 1846b PDF: 1054 (w.q.m.) FINLAND. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 439; in Leptothorax (Mychothorax): Forel, 1915d: 26.
Status as species: André, 1883a: 294; Ruzsky, 1905b: 616.
Senior synonym of Leptothorax canadensis, Leptothorax kincaidi, Leptothorax septentrionalis, Leptothorax yankee (and its junior synonyms Leptothorax obscurus, Leptothorax sordidus): Brown, 1955a: 47; of Leptothorax betulae, Leptothorax fagi, Leptothorax flavescens: Radchenko, 1995a: 25.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Leptothorax muscorum uvicensis.
See also: Buschinger, 1966c PDF: 165; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 99; Kutter, 1977c: 130; Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 72; Smith, 1979: 1397; Loiselle, Francoeur, et al. 1990: 323; Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 139; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 132; Radchenko, 2007: 31.


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