Formica dakotensis saturata

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Formica dakotensis saturata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica dakotensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica dakotensis saturata
Wheeler, W.M., 1917

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

Nomenclature

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

  • saturata. Formica dakotensis var. saturata Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 542 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of dakotensis: Creighton, 1950a: 484.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 203, catalogue)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 484, Junior synonym of dakotensis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 542, worker described)