Formica paralugubris

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Formica paralugubris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. paralugubris
Binomial name
Formica paralugubris
Seifert, 1996

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A sibling species of Formica lugubris, these two species can be separated using queen pilosity characters and morphometrics (tables and discriminant functions to separate these two species and Formica aquilonia are provided by Seifert 1996).

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada.
Palaearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Germany, Iberian Peninsula, Spain, Switzerland (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • paralugubris. Formica paralugubris Seifert, 1996a: 199, figs. 4, 5 (w.q.) SWITZERLAND.

Description

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