Formica lusatica

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Formica lusatica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica clara)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica lusatica
Seifert, 1997

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • lusatica. Formica lusatica Seifert, 1997b: 13, figs. 2, 6 (w.) GERMANY. Czechowski & Radchenko, 2006: 260 (m.). Junior synonym of clara: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 263.

References

  • Seifert, B. 1997a. Formica lusatica n. sp. - a sympatric sibling species of Formica cunicularia and Formica rufibarbis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 69(5): 3-16 (page 13, figs. 2, 6 worker described)