Formica kupyanskayae

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Formica kupyanskayae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. kupyanskayae
Binomial name
Formica kupyanskayae
Bolton, 1995



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Russian Federation (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • opacus. Formica opacus Kupyanskaya, 1980: 106, figs. 21-25 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. [Junior primary homonym of opaca Nylander, 1856b: 55, above.] Replacement name: kupyanskayae Bolton, 1995b: 197. See also: Kupyanskaya, 1990: 199.
  • kupyanskayae. Formica kupyanskayae Bolton, 1995b: 197. Replacement name for opacus Kupyanskaya, 1980: 106. [Junior primary homonym of opaca Nylander, 1856b: 55.]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 197, Replacement name for opacus)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1980. Ants of the genus Formica Linnaeus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Soviet Far East. Pp. 95-108 in: Ler, P. A. (ed.) Taxonomy of insects of the Far East. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 120 pp. (page 106, Replaced name)