Proformica kosswigi

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Proformica kosswigi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. kosswigi
Binomial name
Proformica kosswigi
(Donisthorpe, 1950)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Türkiye (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • kosswigi. Acanthomyops (Donisthorpea) kosswigi Donisthorpe, 1950d: 640 (w.) TURKEY. Combination in Proformica: Bolton, 1995b: 368.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1950. Two new species of ants, and a few others from Turkey. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12)3: 638-640.
  • Donisthorpe, H. "A first instalment of the ants of Turkey." Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12)3 (1950): 1057-1067.