Formica emeryi

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Formica emeryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. emeryi
Binomial name
Formica emeryi
Wheeler, W.M., 1913

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada, United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • emeryi. Formica emeryi Wheeler, W.M., 1913f: 419 (w.q.) U.S.A.
    • Combination in F. (Raptiformica): Emery, 1925b: 259.
    • Junior synonym of subnuda: Wilson & Brown, 1955: 118.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 534; Creighton, 1950a: 464; Buren, 1968a: 34 (redescription); Smith, D.R. 1979: 1464; Allred, 1982: 464; Bolton, 1995b: 194.



  • Krausse, A. H. 1926a. Formica rufa an Weidenkätzchen. Int. Entomol. Z. 20: 107-108 (page 108, worker described)
  • Stitz, H. 1939. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meersteile nach ihren Merkmalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. 37. Theil. Hautflüger oder Hymenoptera. I: Ameisen oder Formicidae. Jena: G. Fischer, 428 pp. (page 337, see also)
  • Yarrow, I. H. H. 1955a. The British ants allied to Formica rufa L. (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. Soc. Br. Entomol. 12: 1-48 (page 4, junior synonym of rufa)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 194, catalogue)
  • Buren, W. F. 1968a. Some fundamental taxonomic problems in Formica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 3: 25-40 (page 34, revived from synonymy)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 259, Combination in F. (Raptiformica))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913i. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 53: 379-565 (page 419, worker, queen described)
  • Wilson, E. O.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955. Revisionary notes on the sanguinea and neogagates groups of the ant genus Formica. Psyche (Camb.) 62: 108-129 (page 118, Junior synonym of subnuda)