Formica exsecta rubens

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Formica exsecta rubens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica exsecta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica exsecta rubens
Forel, 1874

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Formica exsecta.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • rubens. Formica exsecta var. rubens Forel, 1874: 51 (w.) SWITZERLAND. Raised to species: Bondroit, 1918: 62. Subspecies of exsecta: Ruzsky, 1925b: 43; Emery, 1925b: 257. Junior synonym of exsecta: Dlussky, 1964: 1027.