Formica merdicola

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Formica merdicola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus rufipes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica merdicola
Lund, 1831

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


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

  • merdicola. Formica merdicola Lund, 1831a: 129 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of rufipes: Dalla Torre, 1893: 250; Forel, 1895b: 104.