Formica glabra White, W.F.

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Formica glabra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica picea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica glabra
White, W.F., 1884

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


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

  • glabra. Formica glabra White, W.F. 1884: 253 (w.) GREAT BRITAIN. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of glabra Gmelin, above.] Junior synonym of gagates: Dalla Torre, 1893: 188; of picea Nylander: Donisthorpe, 1918a: 9; Dlussky, 1967a: 61.