Formica nigerrima Christ

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Formica nigerrima
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasius niger)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: Formica nigerrima
Christ, 1791

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nigerrima. Formica nigerrima Christ, 1791: 513 (w.) no locality given. Junior synonym of niger: Emery, 1892b: 162.

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