Formicoxenus quebecensis

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Formicoxenus quebecensis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Formicoxenus
Species: F. quebecensis
Binomial name
Formicoxenus quebecensis
Francoeur, 1985

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Specimen labels

This ant is a social parasite in the nest of Myrmica alaskensis.

At a Glance • Xenobiotic  


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada (type locality), United States.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Formicoxenus quebecensis for further details




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

  • quebecensis. Formicoxenus quebecensis Francoeur, in Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 378, figs. (q.m.) CANADA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1989a: 323 (l.).