Formica distinguenda

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Formica distinguenda
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus gilviceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica distinguenda
Smith, F., 1871

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus gilviceps.


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

  • distinguenda. Formica distinguenda Smith, F. 1871a: 305.
    • Unnecessary (second) replacement name for Formica ruficeps Smith, F. 1857a: 54.
    • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica distinguenda Spinola, 1851a: 235.]
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 253 (error).
    • Junior synonym of Camponotus gilviceps Roger, 1863b: 3 (first replacement name).