Formica fusca pruinosa

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • pruinosa. Formica fusca subsp. pruinosa Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 548 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a: 538. Junior synonym of neoclara: Francoeur, 1973: 84.

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