LeptaleaErichson, 1839junior synonym of current valid taxon Pseudomyrmex
Leptalea Erichson, 1839Erichson, W. F. 1839. Bericht über die Leistungen im Gebiete der Naturgeschichte während des Jahres 1838. IX. Insecten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 5(2):281-375. [1839] PDFExternal_link: 309. Type-species: Formica gracilis, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911gWheeler, W. M. 1911g. A list of the type species of the genera and subgenera of Formicidae. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 21:157-175. [1911-10-17] PDFExternal_link: 166. AntWeb AntWiki
Leptalea in Pseudomyrmecinae: Donisthorpe, 1943gDonisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)10:617-688. [1943-09]External_link: 656. Leptalea as junior synonym of Pseudomyrma: Smith, 1858aSmith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. [1858-03-27] PDFExternal_link: 153; Roger, 1863bRoger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7(Beilage):1-65. [1863-06]External_link: 24; Smith, 1877bSmith, F. 1877b. Descriptions of new species of the genera Pseudomyrma and Tetraponera, belonging to the family Myrmicidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1877:57-72. [1877-07-02] PDFExternal_link: 58; Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 55; Emery, 1921cEmery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 + 7 plates. [1921-06-01]External_link: 28. [Leptalaea Spinola, 1851bSpinola, M. 1851b. Compte rendu des Hyménoptères inédits provenants du voyage entomologique de M. Ghiliani dans le Para en 1846. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de Turin (2)13:3-78. [1851]External_link: 52 and Spinola, 1853Spinola, M. 1853. Compte rendu des Hyménoptères inédits provenants du voyage entomologique de M. Ghiliani dans le Para en 1846. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino (2)13:19-94. [1853]External_link: 68, incorrect subsequent spellings.]. [Pseudomyrmex and Leptalea share the same type-species; synonymy is therefore absolute.].

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