Formica schaufussi

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Formica schaufussi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica pallidefulva)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica schaufussi
Mayr, 1866

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


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

  • schaufussi. Formica schaufussi Mayr, 1866a: 493, fig. 6 (w.) U.S.A. Mayr, 1886d: 427 (q.m.). Combination in F. (Neoformica): Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 552. Subspecies of pallidefulva: Emery, 1893i: 654; Wheeler, W.M. 1908g: 408. Revived status as species: Creighton, 1950a: 551. Junior synonym of pallidefulva: Trager, MacGown & Trager, 2007: 625.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 203, catalogue)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104: 1-585 (page 551, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1893k. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 7: 633-682 (page 654, Subspecies of pallidefulva)
  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 493, fig. 6 worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 427, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1908k. Comparative ethology of the European and North American ants. J. Psychol. Neurol. 13: 404-435 (page 408, Subspecies of pallidefulva)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913i. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 53: 379-565 (page 552, Combination in F. (Neoformica))