The northern-most record of Leptanillinae in China with description of Protanilla beijingensis sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Pei Man, Hao Ran, &
Protanilla beijingensis sp. nov. from Beijing, China, is described. The distribution of the new Protanilla species is further north than that of any other species in the genus. This also represents the first record of a Leptanillinae species from Palaearctic China. By means of a subterranean pitfall trap (between 30 and 55 cm below ground), we made a collection of three workers and one queen of P. beijingensis sp. nov. and 106 individuals of Leptanilla...
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