Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783

Lapeva-Gjonova, Albena, Antonova, Vera, Radchenko, Alexander G. & Atanasova, Maria, 2010, Catalogue of the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Bulgaria, ZooKeys 62, pp. 1-124: 35-36

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.62.430

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/41A23641-D83E-7B32-732B-999C1E1981F8

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scientific name

Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783
status

 

Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783 

Formica nigricans  Bondroit, 1912

Formica cordieri  Bondroit, 1917

Records

(Map 68): Bulgaria [ Emery 1914, Agosti and Collingwood 1987a (as Formica pratensis  and Formica nigricans  ), Atanassov and Dlusskij 1992, Csősz and Markó 2005]; Danubian Plain [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  ), 1979, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981]; Eastern Danubian Plain: between Balchik and Dobrich [ Otto et al. 1962 (as Formica nigricans  )], Shumen ( Gateva 1975); Predbalkan [ Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Central Predbalkan: Lovech ( Gateva 1975); Stara Planina Mts [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  ), 1979, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981]; Western Stara Planina Mts: Zgorigrad vill. (Vratsa), Batulia vill. ( Atanassov 1936), Murgash peak [ Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Central Stara Planina Mts: Boatin reserve (under Tetevenska baba peak) ( Atanassov 1983); EasternStara Planina Mts [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981, Wesselinoff 1979]; Verila Mt. [ Wesselinoff 1967, 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Viskyar Mt. [ Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Zemen Gorge: Zemen marsh ( Atanassov 1936); Sofia Basin: Sofia ( Forel 1892, Gateva 1975, Antonova 2005, Antonova and Penev 2006, 2008), the surroundings of Sofia ( Antonova and Penev 2006); Lyulin Mt. ( Atanassov 1936, Wesselinoff 1967, 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Vitosha Mt. [( Atanassov 1936, 1952, Wesselinoff 1967, 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]: Bistritsa vill. ( Lapeva-Gjonova 2004b); Plana Mt. [ Wesselinoff 1967, 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )], Tsiganka peak (Pasarel vill.), Bukov dol loc. (Pasarel vill.), Plana vill., Pasarel vill., Manastirishte peak (Plana vill.), Astronomical observatory (between Plana vill. and Dolni Okol vill.), Mechitski kamak peak (Plana vill.) ( Vagalinski and Lapeva-Gjonova in press); Podbalkan Basins: Rose valley ( Atanassov et al. 1955); Sredna Gora Mts [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), 1973, 1979, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981, Wesselinoff 1979]; Surnena Sredna Gora Mts: Stara Zagora ( Gateva 1975); Lozenska Planina Mt. [ Wesselinoff 1967 (as Formica nigricans  ), Vassilev and Evtimov 1973): north of Pasarel vill. ( Antonova and Penev 2008); Sakar-Tundzha district: along Tundzha river [ Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]; Strandzha Mt. [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Vatov and Bobev 1976, Wesselinoff 1979, Vesselinov 1981]; Osogovo-Belasitsa group [ Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formicas nigricans  ), Vatov and Bobev 1976]; Osogovska Planina Mt.: Hisarlaka ( Atanassov 1936); Belasitsa Mt. ( Atanassov 1964); Krupnik-Sandanski-Petrich Valley: Petrich ( Atanassov 1964), Sandanski ( Gateva 1975); Rila Mt. [ Forel 1892, Otto et al. 1962 (as Formica nigricans  ), Bobev 1972, Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )]: Ibar reserve ( Atanassov 1983); Pirin Mt. [ Otto et al. 1962 (as Formica nigricans  ), Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  ), Gateva 1975]; Mesta Valley: Yakoruda ( Gateva 1975); Rhodopi Mts [ Otto et al. 1962 (as Formica nigricans  ), Wesselinoff 1973 (as Formica nigricans  ), Gateva 1978, Atanassov 1983]; Western Rhodopi Mts [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  )]: Batak, Peshtera, Shiroka laka vill. [ Bobev 1973 (as Formica nigricans  )], Chepelare, Golyam Beglik dam ( Gateva 1975), Dospat ( Lapeva-Gjonova in press (a)); Eastern Rhodopi Mts [ Bobev 1972 (as Formica nigricans  ), Vatov and Bobev 1976]: Senoklas vill. (Madzharovo) ( Lapeva-Gjonova 2004a); Northern Black Sea coast: Varna [ Otto et al. 1962 (as Formica nigricans  ), Ronketi and Penev 1966 (as Formica cordieri  and Formica nigricans  ), Gateva 1975], Balchik ( Ronketi and Penev 1966); Southern Black Sea coast: Burgas ( Forel 1892).

Conservation Status:

Lower Risk/near threatened (IUCN).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica