Formica caerulescens

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Formica caerulescens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tapinoma erraticum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Formica caerulescens
Losana, 1834

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

Nomenclature

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

  • caerulescens. Formica caerulescens Losana, 1834: 314, fig. 3 (w.) ITALY. Junior synonym of erraticum: Mayr, 1865: 62.

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