Formica stenoptera

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Formica stenoptera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. stenoptera
Binomial name
Formica stenoptera
Foerster, 1850

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

Germany (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.

  • stenoptera. Formica stenoptera Foerster, 1850a: 26 (w.q.) GERMANY. Junior synonym of cunicularia: Smith, F. 1855a: 103; Mayr, 1855: 343; of rufibarbis: Dalla Torre, 1893: 210; Stitz, 1939: 355; Dlussky, 1967a: 73. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 271.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 210, Junior synonym of rufibarbis)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1967a. Ants of the genus Formica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, g. Formica). Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. (page 73, Junior synonym of rufibarbis)
  • Foerster, A. 1850a. Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae. Aachen: Ernst Ter Meer, 74 pp. (page 26, worker, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 343, Junior synonym of cunicularia)
  • Smith, F. 1855a. Essay on the genera and species of British Formicidae. [part]. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2) 3: 95-112 (page 103, Junior synonym of cunicularia)
  • Stitz, H. 1939. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meersteile nach ihren Merkmalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. 37. Theil. Hautflüger oder Hymenoptera. I: Ameisen oder Formicidae. Jena: G. Fischer, 428 pp. (page 355, Junior synonym of rufibarbis)