Formica neogagates morbida

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Formica neogagates morbida
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica bradleyi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica neogagates morbida
Wheeler, W.M., 1913

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

Nomenclature

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

  • morbida. Formica (Proformica) neogagates var. morbida Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 400 (in key) (w.q.) U.S.A. [Formica (Proformica) neogagates subsp. neogagates var. morbida Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 538; unavailable name.] Subspecies of neogagates: Buren, 1944a: 309. Junior synonym of neogagates: Creighton, 1950a: 459; of bradleyi: Wilson & Brown, 1955: 126.

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