Leptomyrmex aitchisoni

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Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Dolichoderinae
Tribus: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Leptomyrmex
Species: Leptomyrmex aitchisoni


  • Leptomyrmex aitchisoni Smith & Shattuck, 2009
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] worker
      • Repository: AMSA K.167550
    • Type locality: 'Doubleduke State Forest, MacFaydens Rd., 1.2km East of junction with Range Rd., 29°13’18”S 153°13’23”E, New South Wales'
    • Secondary types: paratypes (4)
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] workers
      • Repository: AMSA K.167551, K.167552, K.167553, K.167554
    • NOTE: 'Additional material examined' herein interpreted as having been excluded from type series


  • Lucky, A.; Ward, P.S. 2010: Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Leptomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 2688: 1–67. Preview PDF
  • Smith, D.J.; Shattuck, S. 2009: Six new, unusually small ants of the genus Leptomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 2142: 57–68. Abstract & excerpt PDF