Formica nitida orites

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Formica nitida orites
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Proformica nitida)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: Formica nitida orites
Santschi, 1928

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


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

  • orites. Formica (Proformica) nitida var. orites Santschi, 1928b: 46. Unnecessary replacement name for, and hence junior synonym of, alpina Kuznetsov-Ugamsky: Dlussky, 1969a: 222.