Formica huberiana

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Formica huberiana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor capitatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Formica huberiana
Leach, 1825

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


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

  • huberiana. Formica huberiana Leach, 1825: 290 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Junior synonym of barbarus: Mayr, 1863: 395; of capitatus: Emery, 1921f: 70.