Formica fusca Leach

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Formica fusca Leach
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium caespitum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Formica fusca Leach
Leach, 1825

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


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

  • fusca. Formica fusca Leach, 1825: 290 (q.m.) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758: 580.] Junior synonym of caespitum: Dalla Torre, 1893: 132.