Formica oregonensis

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Formica oregonensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. oregonensis
Binomial name
Formica oregonensis
Cole, 1938

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • oregonensis. Formica oregonensis Cole, 1938c: 368 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in F. (Raptiformica): Creighton, 1950a: 465. Junior synonym of manni: Wilson & Brown, 1955: 127. Revived from synonymy: Cole, 1956d: 212.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 200, catalogue)
  • Cole, A. C., Jr. 1938c. Descriptions of new ants from the western United States. Am. Midl. Nat. 20: 368-373 PDF (page 368, worker described)
  • Cole, A. C., Jr. 1956d. In defense of the integrity of an ant. J. Tenn. Acad. Sci. 31: 212-214 (page 212, Revived from synonymy)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 465, Combination in F. (Raptiformica))
  • Wilson, E. O.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955. Revisionary notes on the sanguinea and neogagates groups of the ant genus Formica. Psyche (Camb.) 62: 108-129 (page 127, Junior synonym of manni)