Formica fatale

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Formica fatale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. fatale
Binomial name
Formica fatale
Christ, 1791

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

India (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.

  • fatale. Formica fatale Christ, 1791: 515 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194. [Emery, 1892b: 162, suspected that this may be a termite.]

Description

References

  • Christ, J. L. 1791. Naturgeschichte, Klassification und Nomenclatur der Insekten vom Bienen, Wespen und Ameisengeschlecht. Frankfurt: Hermann, 535 pp. (page 515, worker described)