Formica fusca nipponensis

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Formica fusca nipponensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica japonica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica fusca nipponensis
Forel, 1900

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nipponensis. Formica fusca var. nipponensis Forel, 1900e: 270 (w.) JAPAN. Forel, 1901h: 66 (q.). Subspecies of fusca: Ruzsky, 1925b: 44. Junior synonym of japonica: Emery, 1909b: 197; Karavaiev, 1927b: 111; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a: 19.

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