Formica arenicola

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Formica arenicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. arenicola
Binomial name
Formica arenicola
Buckley, 1866

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

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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.

  • arenicola. Formica arenicola Buckley, 1866; 160 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Formicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1467. 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)
  • Buckley, S. B. 1866. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 152-172 (page 160, worker described)