Formica rufa santschii

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Formica rufa santschii
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 santschii
Wheeler, W.M., 1913

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.

  • santschii. Formica rufa var. santschii Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 390 (in key). Replacement name for alpina Santschi, 1911j: 349. [Junior primary homonym of alpina Wheeler, W.M. 1909e: 85.] Junior synonym of lugubris: Yarrow, 1955a: 5.