Formicoxenus sibiricus

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Formicoxenus sibiricus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Formicoxenus
Species: F. sibiricus
Binomial name
Formicoxenus sibiricus
(Forel, 1899)

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Xenobiotic  




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Russian Federation (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • sibiricus. Leptothorax sibiricus Forel, 1899b: 306 (w.) RUSSIA.
    • Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 382), 1 paralectotype worker..
    • Type-locality: lectotype Russia: eastern Siberia (Nassonow); paralectotype with same data.
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in L. (Mychothorax): Ruzsky, 1904a: 288; Emery, 1924d: 262;
    • combination in Formicoxenus: Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 382.
    • Junior synonym of hirticornis: Ruzsky, 1905b: 622.
    • Subspecies of hirticornis: Emery, 1924d: 262; Ruzsky, 1925b: 45.
    • Status as species: Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 382 (redescription); Radchenko, 1994b: 111 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 207.
    • Senior synonym of orientalis: Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 382; Bolton, 1995b: 207; Radchenko, 1994b: 111.
    • Distribution: Russia.
  • orientalis. Formicoxenus orientalis Dlussky, 1963: 193, figs. 6, 8 (w.) RUSSIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 4 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Russia: Eastern Transbaikalia, Chita Prov., Sretensk Dist., Dunayevskoye Forestry, Kulinda Creek, 2.ix.1957, from nest of Formica pressilabris (G.M. Dlussky); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: ZMUM (holotype); RASM (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Kupyanskaya, 1990: 149.
    • Junior synonym of sibiricus: Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 382; Radchenko, 1994b: 111; Bolton, 1995b: 207.