Formica maculata

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Formica maculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. maculata
Binomial name
Formica maculata
Geoffroy, 1785

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

France (type locality).

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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.

  • maculata. Formica maculata Geoffroy, in Fourcroy, 1785: 452 (w.?) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of maculata Fabricius, 1782: 491 (Bolton, 1995b: 198).] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Description

References

  • Geoffroy, E. L. 1785. [Untitled. Descriptions of new taxa, attributable to Geoffroy.]. In: Fourcroy, A. F. de. Entomologia parisiensis, sive catalogus insectorum quae in agro parisiensi reperiuntur. Pars secunda. Paris: Via et Aedibus Serpentineis, [1] (page 452, worker ? described)