Formica foetida De Geer

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Formica foetida
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Formica foetens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica foetida
De Geer, 1773

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Formica foetens.


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

  • foetida. Formica foetida De Geer, 1773: 611, pl. 31, figs. 21, 22 (q.) SURINAM. [Junior primary homonym of foetida Linnaeus, 1758: 582, above.] Replacement name: foetens Olivier, 1792: 503.