Formica malabarica

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Formica malabarica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. malabarica
Binomial name
Formica malabarica
Schrank, 1837

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

India (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.

  • malabarica. Formica malabarica Schrank, 1837: 16 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Description

References

  • Schrank, F. von P. 1837. Kritische Revisionen und Ergänzungen zu Schrank's "Enumeratio Insectorum Austriae, Fauna boica u.s.w.". Faunus (N.F.) 1: 5-19 (page 16, worker described)