Formica rufa nuda

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Formica rufa nuda
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica polyctena)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica rufa nuda
Karavaiev, 1930

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


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

  • nuda. Formica (Formica) rufa var. nuda Karavaiev, 1930b: 148 (w.) SWEDEN. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of nuda Ruzsky, above.] Junior synonym of rufa: Karavaiev, 1936: 240; Yarrow, 1955a: 4; of polyctena: Dlussky, 1967a: 93; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 187.