Formica frontalis

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Formica frontalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. frontalis
Binomial name
Formica frontalis
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Andorra, Iberian Peninsula, Kyrgyzstan, Portugal, Spain (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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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.

  • frontalis. Formica truncorum var. frontalis Santschi, 1919e: 246 (w.) SPAIN. Tinaut & Martínez-Ibáñez, 1998: 33 (q.m.). Raised to species: Tinaut & Martínez-Ibáñez, 1998: 40.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 195, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1919e. Fourmis d'Espagne et des Canaries. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 19: 241-248 (page 246, worker described)
  • Tinaut, A.; Martínez-Ibañez, D. 1998d. Taxonomy and distribution of Formica dusmeti Emery, 1909 and of F. frontalis Santschi, 1919 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Graellsia 54: 31-41 (page 33, queen, male described)
  • Tinaut, A.; Martínez-Ibañez, D. 1998d. Taxonomy and distribution of Formica dusmeti Emery, 1909 and of F. frontalis Santschi, 1919 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Graellsia 54: 31-41 (page 40, Raised to species)