Alloformica flavicornis

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Alloformica flavicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Alloformica
Species: A. flavicornis
Binomial name
Alloformica flavicornis
(Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Uzbekistan (type locality).

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.

  • flavicornis. Cataglyphis cursor subsp. flavicornis Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926a: 72 (w.) UZBEKISTAN. Combination in Alloformica: Agosti, 1990b: 1495. Junior synonym of Cataglyphis rockingeri: Santschi, 1929b: 36; of Cataglyphis aenescens: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 149. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Agosti, 1990b: 1495. See also: Agosti, 1994a: 99.



  • Agosti, D. 1990b. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 24: 1457-1505 (page 1495, Combination in Alloformica)
  • Agosti, D. 1990b. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 24: 1457-1505 (page 1495, revived from synonymy and raised to species)
  • Agosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Syst. Entomol. 19: 93-117 (page 99, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 61, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 149, junior synonym of Cataglyphis anescens)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1926b. Neue turkestanische Ameisen. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 20: 71-77 (page 72, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1929b. Étude sur les Cataglyphis. Rev. Suisse Zool. 36: 25-70 (page 36, junior synonym of Cataglyphis rockingeri)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky N. N. 1926. Neue turkestanische Ameisen. Russkoe Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 20:71-77.