Formica sentschuensis

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Formica sentschuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. sentschuensis
Binomial name
Formica sentschuensis
Ruzsky, 1915



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Tibet (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • dalailamae. Formica (Neoformica) dalailamae Ruzsky, 1915a: 431, fig. 9 (w.) TIBET. Combination in F. (Serviformica): Emery, 1925b: 246. Junior synonym of sentschuensis: Dlussky, 1965a: 17.
  • sentschuensis. Formica (Raptiformica) sentschuensis Ruzsky, 1915a: 428, figs. 7, 8 (w.q.) TIBET. Senior synonym of dalailamae: Dlussky, 1965a: 17.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 203, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1965a. Ants of the genus Formica L. of Mongolia and northeast Tibet (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 23: 15-43 (page 17, senior synonym of dalailamae)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1915a. On the ants of Tibet and the southern Gobi. On material collected on the expedition of Colonel P. K. Kozlov. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 20: 418-444 (page 428, figs. 7, 8 worker, queen described)