Formica tamarae

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Formica tamarae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica foreli)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica tamarae
Dlussky, 1964

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


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

  • tamarae. Formica (Coptoformica) tamarae Dlussky, 1964: 1033, figs. (w.q.m.) CAUCASUS. Junior synonym of pressilabris: Arakelian, 1994: 97; of foreli: Seifert, 2000a: 543.


  • Arakelian, G. R. 1994. Fauna of the Republic of Armenia. Hymenopterous insects. Ants (Formicidae). Erevan: Gitutium, 153 pp. (page 97, Junior synonym of pressilabris)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1964. The ants of the subgenus Coptoformica of the genus Formica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR. Zool. Zh. 4 43: 1026-1040 (page 1033, figs. worker, queen, male described)
  • Seifert, B 2000a. A taxonomic revision of the ant subgenus Coptoformica Mueller, 1923 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zoosystema 22: 517-568 (page 543, Junior synonym of foreli)