Formica pitoni

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Formica pitoni
Temporal range: Pliocene Lac Chambon, Auvergne, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. pitoni
Binomial name
Formica pitoni
Théobald, 1935



This taxon was described from Lac Chambon, Auvergne, France (Pliocene).



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

  • pitoni. †Formica pitoni Théobald, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 82, pl. 5, fig. 11 (q.?) FRANCE.



  • Piton, L. & Théobald, N. 1935. La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Revue des Sciences Naturelles d'Auvergne (N.S.) 1: 65-104 (Formicidae pp. 68-69).