Alloformica aberrans

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Alloformica aberrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Alloformica
Species: A. aberrans
Binomial name
Alloformica aberrans
(Mayr, 1877)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kazakhstan (type locality), Turkmenistan.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • aberrans. Formica aberrans Mayr, 1877: 7 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. [Redescribed in Latin: Mayr, 1880: 27.] Combination in Formica (Proformica): Ruzsky, 1905b: 421; in Proformica: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927b: 28; in Proformica (Alloformica): Dlussky, 1969a: 219; in Alloformica: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 143. See also: Agosti, 1994a: 99.

Description

References

  • Agosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Syst. Entomol. 19: 93-117 (page 99, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 61, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1969a. Ants of the genus Proformica Ruzs. of the USSR and contiguous countries (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Zh. 48: 218-232 (page 219, Combination in Proformica (Alloformica))
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 143, Combination in Alloformica)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1927b. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Proformica Ruzsky. Soc. Entomol. Stuttg. 42: 26-28 (page 28, Combination in Proformica)
  • Mayr, G. 1877a. Formicidae. In: Fedchenko, A. P. Travels in Turkestan. Vol. 2, Div. 5, No. 7. Izv. Imp. Obshch. Lyubit. Estestvozn. Antropol. Etnogr. Imp. Mosk. Univ. 26:i-iii, 1-20 (+1). (page 7, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1880. Die Ameisen Turkestan's, gesammelt von A. Fedtschenko. Tijdschr. Entomol. 23: 17-40 (page 27, redescribed in Latin)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 421, Combination in Formica (Proformica))