Formica sinensis

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Formica sinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. sinensis
Binomial name
Formica sinensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1913

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • sinensis. Formica truncicola var. sinensis Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 391 (diagnosis in key) (w.) CHINA. [Formica truncicola subsp. truncicola var. sinensis Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 437; unavailable name.] Raised to species: Wu, 1990: 6 (in key). See also: Wu & Wang, 1995: 145.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 204, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913i. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 53: 379-565 (page 391, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913i. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 53: 379-565 (page 437, Formica truncicola subsp. truncicola var. sinensis; unavailable name)
  • Wu, J. 1990. Taxonomic studies on the genus Formica L. of China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). For. Res. 3: 1-8 (page 6, (in key) raised to species)