Formica obsoleta Christ

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Formica obsoleta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus ligniperda)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica obsoleta
Christ, 1791

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


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

  • obsoleta. Formica obsoleta Christ, 1791: 509, pl. 60, fig. 5 (q.). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica obsoleta Linnaeus, 1758: 580.] Junior synonym of ligniperda: Emery, 1892b: 161.