Formica hayashi

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Formica hayashi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. hayashi
Binomial name
Formica hayashi
Terayama & Hashimoto, 1996

Formica hayashi antweb1008402 d 1 high.jpg



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb


This species is a host for the ant Polyergus samurai (a slave maker) (a relatively rare host).



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

  • hayashi. Formica hayashi Terayama & Hashimoto, 1996: 4, figs. 8-12 (w.) JAPAN.



  • Terayama, M.; Hashimoto, Y. 1996. Taxonomic studies on the Japanese Formicidae, part 1. Introduction to this series and descriptions of four new species of the genera Hypoponera, Formica and Acropyga. Nat. Hum. Act. 1: 1-8 (page 4, figs. 8-12 worker described)