Formica auxillacensis

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Formica auxillacensis
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Auxillac, Auvergne, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. auxillacensis
Binomial name
Formica auxillacensis
Piton, 1935



This taxon was described from Auxillac, Auvergne, France (Early Oligocene).



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

  • auxillacensis. †Formica auxillacensis Piton, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 91, pl. 3, fig. 8 (wing) FRANCE (Miocene).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 191, catalogue)
  • Piton, L. & Théobald, N. 1935. La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Revue des Sciences Naturelles d'Auvergne (N.S.) 1: 65-104 (Formicidae pp. 68-69).