Formica californica

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Formica californica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. californica
Binomial name
Formica californica
(Creighton, 1950)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: 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.

  • californica. Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. californicus Creighton, 1950a: 445 (w.) U.S.A. [First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. mimicus var. californicus Cole, 1936b: 118; unavailable name.] [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of californica Wheeler, W.M. (Bolton, 1995b: 192).] Combination in Formica: Snelling, R.R. 1969a: 2. [Identity and status of this taxon have not been ascertained.]

Description

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