Proformica kusnezowi

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Proformica kusnezowi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. kusnezowi
Binomial name
Proformica kusnezowi
(Santschi, 1928)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kazakhstan (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.



Images from AntWeb

Proformica kusnezowi casent0912274 p 1 high.jpgProformica kusnezowi casent0912274 h 1 high.jpgProformica kusnezowi casent0912274 d 1 high.jpgProformica kusnezowi casent0912274 l 1 high.jpg
Syntype of Proformica kusnezowiWorker. Specimen code casent0912274. Photographer Will Ericson, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by NHMB, Basel, Switzerland.


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

  • kusnezowi. Formica (Proformica) kusnezowi Santschi, 1928b: 43 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Proformica: Bolton, 1995b: 368.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 368, Combination in Proformica)
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 43, worker described)