Formica fusca fuscogagates

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Formica fusca fuscogagates
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica gagates)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica fusca fuscogagates
Forel, 1874

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


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

  • fuscogagates. Formica fusca var. fuscogagates Forel, 1874: 54 (w.q.) SWITZERLAND. Combination in F. (Serviformica): Forel, 1915d: 63. Raised to species: Bondroit, 1918: 47. Subspecies of gagates: Emery, 1909b: 195; Emery, 1925b: 249. Junior synonym of gagates: Kutter, 1977c: 254.