Formica elongata

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Formica elongata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. elongata
Binomial name
Formica elongata
Fabricius, 1787

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

India (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.

  • elongata. Formica elongata Fabricius, 1787: 308 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194.

Description

References

  • Fabricius, J. C. 1787. Mantissa insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus, genericis, differentiis, specificis, emendationibus, observationibus. Tome I. Hafniae [= Copenhagen]: C. G. Proft, 348 pp. (page 308, worker described)