Formica pratensis staerckei

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Formica pratensis staerckei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. pratensis
Subspecies: F. pratensis staerckei
Trinomial name
Formica pratensis staerckei
Betrem, 1960



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Netherlands (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.

  • staerckei. Formica nigricans var. staerckei Betrem, 1960a: 132 (q.) NETHERLANDS. [Also described as new by Betrem, 1960b: 70.] Currently subspecies of pratensis: Bolton, 1995b: 204.



  • Betrem, J. G. 1960a. Formica truncorum F. niet inheems. Entomol. Ber. (Amst.) 20: 130-134 (page 132, queen described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 204, Subspecies of pratensis)