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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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dlussky G. M., and B. Pisarski. 1970. Formicidae aus der Mongolei. Ergebnisse der Mongolisch-Deutschen Biologischen Expeditionen seit 1962, Nr. 46. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 46: 85-90.
  • Gregg R. E. 1969. Geographic distribution of the ant genus Formica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 71: 38-49.
  • Seifert B., and R. Schultz. 2009. A taxonomic revision of the Formica subpilosa Ruzsky, 1902 group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 12: 67-83.