Formica rufa menozzii

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Formica rufa menozzii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica truncorum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica rufa menozzii
Stitz, 1939

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

Nomenclature

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

  • menozzii. Formica truncorum var. menozzii Stitz, 1939: 347 (w.) GERMANY. [First available use of Formica rufa subsp. truncicola var. menozzii Krausse, 1926c: 336; unavailable name. Note: truncicola is misspelled aruncicola in this paper.] Junior synonym of truncorum: Dlussky, 1967a: 81.

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