Formica tristis

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Formica tristis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica fusca)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica tristis
Christ, 1791

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

Nomenclature

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

  • tristis. Formica tristis Christ, 1791: 513, pl. 60, fig. 13 (m.) no locality given. Junior synonym of fusca: Emery, 1892b: 162.

References

  • Christ, J. L. 1791. Naturgeschichte, Klassification und Nomenclatur der Insekten vom Bienen, Wespen und Ameisengeschlecht. Frankfurt: Hermann, 535 pp. (page 513, fig. 13 male described)
  • Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Note sinonimiche sulle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 23: 159-167 (page 162, Junior synonym of fusca)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1965a. Ants of the genus Formica L. of Mongolia and northeast Tibet (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 23: 15-43 (page 16, Junior synonym of sanguinea)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1929d. Myrmekologische Fragmente. II. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 7:205-220 [= Tr. Vseukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 13:203-218]. (page 217, worker described)