Formica nana

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Formica nana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. nana
Binomial name
Formica nana
Latreille, 1802

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

French Guiana (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.

  • nana. Formica nana Latreille, 1802c: 263 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica [see note under pusilla]: Bolton, 1995b: 199.

Description

References

  • Latreille, P. A. 1802b. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des insectes. Tome 3. Familles naturelles des genres. Paris: F. Dufart, xii + 467 pp. (page 263, worker described)