Formica opaca

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Formica opaca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus cruentatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica opaca
Nylander, 1856

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


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

  • opaca. Formica opaca Nylander, 1856b: 55, pl. 3, fig. 16 (w.) FRANCE. Junior synonym of cruentatus: Roger, 1859: 228; Mayr, 1861: 36.