Formica alsatica

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Formica alsatica
Temporal range: Early Oligocene
Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. alsatica
Binomial name
Formica alsatica
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from France (Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • alsatica. †Formica alsatica Théobald, 1937b: 215, pl. 15, figs. 9-13; pl. 4, fig. 3 (q.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 191, catalogue)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 215, pl. 15, figs. 9-13; pl. 4, fig. 3 queen described)