Proformica pilosiscapa

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Proformica pilosiscapa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. pilosiscapa
Binomial name
Proformica pilosiscapa
Dlussky, 1969

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia (type locality), Bulgaria, China, Georgia, Iran, Turkey.

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.

  • pilosiscapa. Proformica pilosiscapa Dlussky, 1969a: 228 (w.q.) ARMENIA. Junior synonym of caucasea: Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 554. Revived from synonymy: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 290.



  • Arnol'di, K. V.; Dlussky, G. M. 1978. Superfam. Formicoidea. 1. Fam. Formicidae - ants. Pp. 519-556 in: Medvedev, G. S. (ed.) Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Vol. 3. Hymenoptera. Part 1. Opredeliteli Faune SSSR 119:3-584. (page 554, Junior synonym of caucasea)
  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 290, Revived from synonymy)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1969a. Ants of the genus Proformica Ruzs. of the USSR and contiguous countries (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Zh. 48: 218-232 (page 228, worker, queen described)