Formica litoralis

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Formica litoralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. litoralis
Binomial name
Formica litoralis
Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • litoralis. Formica rufibarbis subsp. litoralis Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926b: 100, figs. 13, 14 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Dlussky, 1965a: 29 (q.m.). Subspecies of subpilosa: Dlussky, 1965a: 29; Tarbinsky, 1976: 190. Raised to species: Seifert & Schultz, 2008: 80.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dlussky G. M. 1965. Ants of the genus Formica L. of Mongolia and northeast Tibet (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 23: 15-43.
  • Dlussky G. M., and B. Pisarski. 1970. Formicidae aus der Mongolei. Ergebnisse der Mongolisch-Deutschen Biologischen Expeditionen seit 1962, Nr. 46. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 46: 85-90.
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Pisarski B. 1969. Fourmis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mongolie. Fragmenta Faunistica (Warsaw). 15: 221-236.
  • Schultz, R., A. G. Radchenko, and B. Seifert. "A critical checklist of the ants of Kyrgyzstan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 201-207.
  • Seifert B., and R. Schultz. 2009. A taxonomic revision of the Formica subpilosa Ruzsky, 1902 group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 12: 67-83.