Formica saxicola

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Formica saxicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. saxicola
Binomial name
Formica saxicola
Buckley, 1866

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

United States (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.

  • saxicola. Formica saxicola Buckley, 1866: 166 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203. See also: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 23.

Description

References

  • Buckley, S. B. 1866. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 152-172 (page 166, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1895g. Mission scientifique de M. Ch. Alluaud dans le territoire de Diego-Suarez (Madagascar-nord) (Avril-août 1893). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 336-345 (page 338, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 23, see also)