Proformica kosswigi

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Proformica kosswigi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. kosswigi
Binomial name
Proformica kosswigi
(Donisthorpe, 1950)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Turkey (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • kosswigi. Acanthomyops (Donisthorpea) kosswigi Donisthorpe, 1950d: 640 (w.) TURKEY. Combination in Proformica: Bolton, 1995b: 368.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 368, Combination in Proformica)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1950d. Two new species of ants, and a few others from Turkey. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(3): 638-640 (page 640, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1950. Two new species of ants, and a few others from Turkey. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12)3: 638-640.
  • Donisthorpe, H. "A first instalment of the ants of Turkey." Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12)3 (1950): 1057-1067.