Proformica coriacea

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Proformica coriacea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. coriacea
Binomial name
Proformica coriacea
Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russian Federation.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • coriacea. Proformica coriacea Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927b: 26, fig. 1 (s.w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Senior synonym of frigida: Dlussky, 1969a: 229.
  • frigida. Proformica frigida Dlussky, 1965b: 28 (w.) RUSSIA. Junior synonym of coriacea: Dlussky, 1969a: 229.



  • Dlussky, G. M. 1969a. Ants of the genus Proformica Ruzs. of the USSR and contiguous countries (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Zh. 48: 218-232 (page 229, Senior synonym of frigida)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1927b. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Proformica Ruzsky. Soc. Entomol. Stuttg. 42: 26-28 (page 26, fig. 1 soldier, worker described)