Formica candida formosae

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Formica candida formosae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. candida
Subspecies: F. candida formosae
Trinomial name
Formica candida formosae
Emery, 1925



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • formosae. Formica (Serviformica) picea var. formosae Emery, 1925b: 249 (w.) TAIWAN. [First available use of Formica fusca r. picea var. formosae Forel, 1913f: 200.] Currently subspecies of candida: Bolton, 1995b: 195.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 195, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 249, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1913g. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae II. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(6 6: 183-202 (page 200, First available use of Formica fusca r. picea var. formosae; )