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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Nesomyrmex Wheeler

NOTE - the former single genus Leptothorax Mayr has been reorganised by Bolton (2003: 270 ff) from one Genus Leptothorax into three Genera Leptothorax Mayr, Nesomyrmex Wheeler and Temnothorax Mayr.

Mayr's (1855) definition of Leptothorax is at {original description}.

Genus Nesomyrmex Wheeler

Genus definition Wheeler (1910a: 259), revived status Bolton (2003: 249); Wheeler's definition, based on a queen, is at {original description}.


Egyptian species - Nesomyrmex angulatus (Mayr)

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