Formica rufa ciliata

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Formica rufa ciliata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica pratensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica rufa ciliata
Ruzsky, 1926

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Formica pratensis.


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

  • ciliata. Formica pratensis var. ciliata Ruzsky, 1926: 110 (w.q.) RUSSIA. [First available use of Formica rufa subsp. pratensis var. ciliata Ruzsky, 1915b: 7; unavailable name.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of ciliata Mayr, above.] Junior synonym of pratensis: Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 177.