Formica rufa staegeri

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Formica rufa staegeri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Formica truncorum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: Formica rufa staegeri
Stitz, 1939

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


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

  • staegeri. Formica truncorum var. staegeri Stitz, 1939: 347 (w.) GERMANY. [First available use of Formica rufa subsp. truncicola ab. staegeri Krausse, 1926d: 264; unavailable name.] Subspecies of truncorum: Betrem, 1960b: 76. Junior synonym of truncorum: Dlussky, 1967a: 81; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 174.