Formica clarissima

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Mongolia, Russian Federation (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • clarissima. Formica (Serviformica) rufibarbis var. clarissima Emery, 1925b: 250 (w.) RUSSIA. [First available name for material formerly referred to clarior Ruzsky, 1915a: 421, above; unavailable name.] Senior synonym of ruzskyi (unnecessary replacement name): Bolton, 1995b: 193. Subspecies of subpilosa: Dlussky, 1965a: 30 (under the name ruzskyi). Raised to species: Seifert & Schultz, 2008: 79.
  • ruzskyi. Formica subpilosa subsp. ruzskyi Dlussky, 1965a: 30. Unnecessary replacement name for clarior Ruzsky, 1915a: 421; unavailable name. Junior synonym of clarissima: Bolton, 1995b: 203. See also: Kupyanskaya, 1990: 188.