Formica ungeri

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Formica ungeri
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. ungeri
Binomial name
Formica ungeri
Heer, 1849
Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ungeri. †Formica ungeri Heer, 1849: 128, pl. 10, fig. 1 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 128.] Senior synonym of †acuminata, elongatula, redtenbacheri: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 256. See also: Mayr, 1867b: 53.
  • acuminata. †Formica acuminata Heer, 1849: 142, pl. 11, figs. 13, 14 (m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 142.] Junior synonym of †ungeri: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 256.
  • redtenbacheri. †Formica redtenbacheri Heer, 1849: 129, pl. 10, fig. 2 (w.q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 129.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 54. Junior synonym of †ungeri: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 256.
  • elongatula. †Ponera elongatula Heer, 1849: 150, pl. 12, fig. 7 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 150.] Combination in †Poneropsis: Heer, 1867: 22. Formicidae incertae generis: Taylor, 1964: 138. Junior synonym of †ungeri: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 256.

Description

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