Formica tomentosa

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Formica tomentosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. tomentosa
Binomial name
Formica tomentosa
Reich, 1793

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

French Guiana (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.

  • tomentosa. Formica tomentosa Reich, 1793: 132 (no caste given) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Description

References

  • Reich, G. C. 1793. Kurze Beschreibung neuen, oder noch wenig bekkanten Thiere, welche Herr Le Blond der naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Paris aus Cayenne als Geschenk überschikt hat. Mag. Thierreichs 1: 128-134 (page 132, no caste given)