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 Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

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)