Formica delinghaensis

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Formica delinghaensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. delinghaensis
Binomial name
Formica delinghaensis
Chang & He, 2002

Identification

Chang and He (2002) - Similar to Formica wongi, but F. delinghaensis with short antennal scape, index of scape length with head length 89 - 100; body bright.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (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.

  • delinghaensis. Formica delinghaensis Chang & He, 2002a: 56, figs. 31, 32, 55 (w.) CHINA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Holotype worker, No 99 - 252, 15-VI-1999, Delingha, 2750 m, Qinghai Province, coll. CHANG Yourde. Paratype 1 worker, No 99 - 221, same as holoptype. Deposited in Ningxia Agricultural College collection.

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