Formica omnivora

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Formica omnivora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. omnivora
Binomial name
Formica omnivora
Linnaeus, 1758

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • omnivora. Formica omnivora Linnaeus, 1758: 581 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200. [Wheeler, W.M. 1908b: 160, gives a combination in Monomorium but there is no evidence that this is correct. See also note under pusilla.]

Description

References

  • Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae [= Stockholm]: L. Salvii, 824 pp. (page 581, worker described)