Formica montivaga

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Formica montivaga
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. montivaga
Binomial name
Formica montivaga
Santschi, 1928

This taxon considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on type material

Kazakhstan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • montana. Formica rufibarbis natio montana Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923: 245 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. [Junior primary homonym of montana Wheeler, W.M., above.] Replacement name: montivaga Santschi, 1928b: 45.
  • montivaga. Formica (Serviformica) rufibarbis st. montivaga Santschi, 1928b: 45. Replacement name for montana Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923: 245. [Junior primary homonym of montana Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 571.] Junior synonym of glauca: Dlussky, 1967a: 74. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 271.



  • Dlussky, G. M. 1967a. Ants of the genus Formica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, g. Formica). Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. (page 74, Junior synonym of glauca)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1928b. Ants of the South Ussuri Region. Zap. Vladivost. Otd. Gos. Rus. Geogr. Obshch. 1(1 18: 1-47 (page 45, Replaced name)
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 45, replacement name for montana; Formica)