Formica lavateri major

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Formica lavateri major
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. lavateri
Subspecies: F. lavateri major
Trinomial name
Formica lavateri major
Heer, 1867

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • major. †Formica lavateri var. major Heer, 1867: 11, pl. 1, fig. 106 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of major Nylander, 1849: 29 (Bolton, 1995b: 198).]

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 22(4 4: 1-42 (page 11, pl. 1, fig. 106 queen described)