Formica fuscescens

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Formica fuscescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. fuscescens
Binomial name
Formica fuscescens
Gmelin, 1790

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

Europe (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.

  • fuscescens Formica fuscescens Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 195.

Description

References

  • Gmelin, J. F. 1790. Caroli a Linné, systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata. Tomus I. Pars V. Lipsiae [= Leipzig]: G. E. (page 2804, worker described)