Formica kontuniemii

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Formica kontuniemii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica exsecta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica kontuniemii
Betrem, 1954

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


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

  • kontuniemii. Formica kontuniemii Betrem, 1954: 230 (w.) FINLAND. Junior synonym of exsecta: Dlussky, 1967a: 100; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 194.


  • Betrem, J. G. 1954. De satermier (Formica exsecta Nyl., 1846) en enkele van haar problemen (Hym. Form.). Entomol. Ber. (Amst.) 15: 224-230 (page 230, worker described)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1967a. Ants of the genus Formica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, g. Formica). Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. (page 100, junior synonym of exsecta)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Pisarski, B. 1971. Rewizja polskich gatunków mrówek (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) z rodzaju Formica L. Fragmenta Faunistica 16: 145-224 (page 194, junior synonym of exsecta)