Formica pallescens

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Formica pallescens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasius niger)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: Formica pallescens
Schenck, 1852

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


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

  • pallescens. Formica pallescens Schenck, 1852: 55 (q.m.) GERMANY. Junior synonym of niger: Mayr, 1861: 49.