Formica pallens

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Formica pallens
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Camponotus nylanderi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica pallens
Nylander, 1849

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Camponotus nylanderi.


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

  • pallens. Formica pallens Nylander, 1849: 36 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). [Junior primary homonym of pallens Le Guillou, above.] Replacement name: nylanderi Emery, 1921a: 25. Forel, 1886f: 149 (s.); Emery, 1908a: 201 (q.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 1; in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920b: 255. Junior synonym of sylvaticus: Roger, 1863b: 1; Mayr, 1865: 27; Nasonov, 1889: 11. Subspecies of rubripes: Forel, 1886f: 143; of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 370; Emery, 1914d: 159. Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 246; Emery, 1920b: 255; Emery, 1920c: 7. [For later history of name see under nylanderi.]