Formica buphthalma

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Formica buphthalma
Temporal range: Late Burdigalian, Early Miocene Mokrina (Krottensee), Czech Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. buphthalma
Binomial name
Formica buphthalma
Novak, O., 1878



This taxon was described from Mokrina (Krottensee), Czech Republic (Late Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • buphthalma. †Formica buphthalma Novak, O. 1878: 91, pl. 3, fig. 2 (m.?) GERMANY (Oligocene).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 192, catalogue)
  • Novák, O. 1877. Fauna der Cyprisschiefer des Egerer Tertiärbeckens. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 76: 71-96 (page 91, pl. 3, fig. 2 male? described)