Formica nitida Smith, F.

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Formica nitida
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Colobopsis quadriceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Formica nitida
Smith, F., 1859

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


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

  • nitida. Formica nitida Smith, F. 1859a: 138 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789: 427.] Junior synonym of quadriceps: Mayr, 1863: 403.