Formica fusca maura

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Formica fusca maura
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. fusca
Subspecies: F. fusca maura
Trinomial name
Formica fusca maura
Santschi, 1929

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • maura. Formica glebaria var. maura Santschi, 1929e: 164 (w.q.) MOROCCO. Currently subspecies of fusca: Santschi, 1931a: 13.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 164, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1931a. Inventa entomologica itineris Hispanici et Maroccani, quod a. 1926 fecerunt Harald et Håkan Lindberg. Fourmis du Bassin Méditerranéen occidental et du Maroc récoltées par MM. Lindberg. Comment. Biol. 3(1 14: 1-13 (page 13, variety of fusca)