Formica rufa nylanderi

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Formica rufa nylanderi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica lugubris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica rufa nylanderi
Bondroit, 1920

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


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

  • nylanderi. Formica rufa var. nylanderi Bondroit, 1920a: 145 (q.) FRANCE. [Also described as new by Bondroit, 1920b: 300.] Junior synonym of lugubris: Yarrow, 1955a: 5; Seifert, 1996: 200.