Formica bicolor

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Formica bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. bicolor
Binomial name
Formica bicolor
Leach, 1825

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

France (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • bicolor. Formica bicolor Leach, 1825: 289 (q.m.) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of bicolor Fabricius, 1793: 351 (Bolton, 1995b: 192).] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 192.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 192, catalogue)
  • Leach, W. E. 1825. Descriptions of thirteen species of Formica and three species of Culex found in the environs of Nice. Zool. J. Lond. 2: 289-293 (page 289, queen, male described)