Myrmica lobicornis alpina

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Myrmica lobicornis alpina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica lobulicornis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica lobicornis alpina
Stärcke, 1927

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


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

  • alpina. Myrmica lobicornis subsp. alpina Stärcke, 1927: 80, figs. 1, 3 (w.q.) ITALY. Junior synonym of lobicornis: Bernard, 1967: 122; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of lobulicornis: Seifert, 2005: 6.


  • Bernard, F. 1967a [1968]. Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. (page 122, Junior synonym of lobicornis)
  • Seifert, B. 1988b. A taxonomic revision of the Myrmica species of Europe, Asia Minor, and Caucasia (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 62(3): 1-75 (page 38, Junior synonym of lobicornis)
  • Stärcke, A. 1927. Beginnende Divergenz bei Myrmica lobicornis Nyl. Tijdschr. Entomol. 70: 73-84 (page 80, figs. 1, 3 worker, queen described)