Formica pubescens Fabricius

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Formica pubescens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus vagus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica pubescens
Fabricius, 1775

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


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

  • pubescens. Formica pubescens Fabricius, 1775: 392 (w.) HUNGARY. Lepeletier, 1835: 211 (w.q.m.); Schenck, 1852: (q.m.). Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1861: 36. Subspecies of herculeanus: Forel, 1879a: 59. Status as species: André, 1874: 176; André, 1882a: 142; Nasonov, 1889: 12; Ruzsky, 1895: 8. Junior synonym of vagus: Olivier, 1792: 492; Forel, 1892i: 306; Emery, 1916b: 225; Emery, 1925b: 74; Bernard, 1967: 341; Kutter, 1977c: 205.