Formica lobata

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Formica lobata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neoponera foetida)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Neoponera
Species: Formica lobata
De Geer, 1773

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


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

  • lobata. Formica lobata De Geer, 1773: 602, pl. 31, figs. 6-8 (q.) SURINAM. Junior synonym of foetida: Retzius, 1783: 75; Olivier, 1792: 502; Latreille, 1802c: 206.