Myrmica rubra europaea

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Myrmica rubra europaea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica rubra)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica rubra europaea
Finzi, 1926

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


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

  • europaea. Myrmica laevinodis var. europaea Finzi, 1926: 84 (w.) NORWAY. [First available use of Myrmica rubra subsp. champlaini var. europaea Forel, 1911h: 457; unavailable name.] Santschi, 1931b: 339 (m.). Subspecies of laevinodis: Stitz, 1939: 83; of rubra: Bolton, 1995b: 279. Junior synonym of rubra: Radchenko, Czechowski & Czechowska, 1997: 483; Czechowski, Radchenko & Czechowska, 2002: 17.