Formica nitida

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Formica nitida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. nitida
Binomial name
Formica nitida
Razoumowsky, 1789
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

Switzerland (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nitida. Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789: 427 (no caste or sex given) SWITZERLAND. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Description

References

  • Razoumowsky, G. de. 1789. Histoire naturelle du Jorat et de ses environs; et celle des trois lacs de Neufchatel, Morat et Bienne. Tome premier. Lausanne: J. Mourer, xvi + 322 pp. (page 427, no caste or sex given)