Formica animosa

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Formica animosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. animosa
Binomial name
Formica animosa
Forskål, 1775

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

Egypt? (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • animosa. Formica animosa Forskål, 1775: 85 (w.) EGYPT ?. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 191, catalogue)
  • Forskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortum auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae [= Copenhagen]: Moeller, xxxiv + 164 pp. (page 85, worker described)