Formica nitida Lowne

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Formica nitida
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Camponotus lownei)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica nitida
Lowne, 1865

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Camponotus lownei.


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

  • nitida. Formica nitida Lowne, 1865a: 277 (s.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior primary homonym of Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789: 427.] Replacement name: lownei Forel, 1895a: 43.