Formica obliterata

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Formica obliterata
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: Formica obliterata
Heer, 1849

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


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

  • obliterata. †Formica obliterata Heer, 1849: 144, pl. 11, figs. 11, 12 (m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 144.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 56. Junior synonym of occultatus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265.