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

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

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

Description

References

  • 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).