Formica francoeuri

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Formica francoeuri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. francoeuri
Binomial name
Formica francoeuri
Bolton, 1995

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

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

  • pilicornis. Formica pilicornis Emery, 1893i: 664 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [Junior primary homonym of pilicornis Roger, 1859: 228, above.] Replacement name: francoeuri Bolton, 1995b: 195. Subspecies of cinerea: Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 527. Revived status as species: Creighton, 1950a: 538. See also: Francoeur, 1973: 74.
  • francoeuri. Formica francoeuri Bolton, 1995b: 195. Replacement name for pilicornis Emery, 1893i: 664. [Junior primary homonym of pilicornis Roger, 1859: 228.] For previous history see under pilicornis Emery.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Francoeur 1973. Figures 90-106.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 195, new name; replacement name for pilicornis Emery.)
  • Emery, C. 1893k. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 7: 633-682 (page 664, name replaced)
  • Roger, J. 1859. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Ameisenfauna der Mittelmeerländer. I. Berl. Entomol. Z. 3: 225-259 (page 228, Junior primary homonym of pilicornis Roger)