Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761

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

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9944F1B3-9770-5BF4-159D-580B79FC0C65

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scientific name

Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761
status

 

Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761 

Records

(Map 69): Bulgaria ( Agosti and Collingwood 1987a); Danubian Plain ( Bobev 1972, Wesselinoff 1973, 1979, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981); Eastern Danubian Plain: Razgrad, Ruse, Dobrich ( Ronketi and Penev 1966); Predbalkan ( Wesselinoff 1973); Central Predbalkan: Dermantsi vill. (Lukovit) ( Atanassov 1934, 1936), Aglen vill. (Lukovit) ( Atanassov 1934); Eastern Predbalkan: Targovishte ( Ronketi and Penev 1966); Stara Planina Mts ( Bobev 1972, Wesselinoff 1973, 1979, Atanassov 1974, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981, Atanassov and Dlusskij 1992); Western Stara Planina Mt.: Sokolets peak, Milanovo vill., Zgorigrad vill. ( Atanassov 1934); Central Stara Planina Mts: Kostinya river valley, Botev peak (Ray hut) ( Atanassov 1936), Boatin reserve (under Tetevenska baba peak), Tsarichina reserve (under Vezhen peak), Dermenka hut (Troyan Balkan) ( Atanassov 1983); Eastern Stara Planina Mts ( Bobev 1972, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981, Wesselinoff 1979): Byala vill. (Sliven) ( Atanassov 1936); Viskyar Mt. ( Wesselinoff 1973); Verila Mt. ( Wesselinoff 1973); Zemen Gorge: Zemen marsh ( Atanassov 1936); Sofia Basin: Sofia ( Lapeva-Gjonova and Atanasova 2004, Antonova and Penev 2006), near Vladaya village ( Antonova and Penev 2008); Lyulin Mt. ( Atanassov 1934, Wesselinoff 1973); Vitosha Mt. ( Atanassov 1934, 1936, 1952, 1974, 1979, Wesselinoff 1967, 1973): Knyazhevo ( Atanassov 1934), Dragalevtsi ( Atanassov 1936); Plana Mt.: Plana vill., Tsiganka peak (Pasarel vill.), Alino vill. ( Wesselinoff 1967, 1973, Vagalinski and Lapeva-Gjonova in press); Sredna Gora Mts ( Bobev 1972, Wesselinoff 1973, 1979, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Vesselinov 1981); Ihtimanska Sredna Gora Mt.: Benkovski peak ( Atanassov 1934); Lozenska Planina Mt. ( Wesselinoff 1967, Vassilev and Evtimov 1973, Lapeva-Gjonova 2004b); Sakar-Tundzha district: along Tundzha river ( Wesselinoff 1973); Strandzha Mt. ( Bobev 1972, Vatov and Bobev 1976, Wesselinoff 1979, Vesselinov 1981); Osogovo-Belasitsa group ( Wesselinoff 1973, Vatov and Bobev 1976); Belasitsa Mt. ( Atanassov 1964, 1974, Wesselinoff 1974, Lapeva-Gjonova 2004b); Krupnik-Sandanski-Petrich Valley: Luda Mara river valley ( Atanassov 1964), Sandanski ( Gateva 1975); Rila-Pirin group ( Bobev 1972, Vatov and Bobev 1976); Rila Mt. ( Wesselinoff 1973, 1979, Atanassov 1974, Vesselinov 1981, Atanassov and Dlusskij 1992): Rilska river valley ( Forel 1892), Borovets ( Atanassov 1934), Parangalitsa reserve ( Wesselinoff 1968), Govedartsi vill., Borovets, Raduil, Kostenets ( Otto et al. 1962), Ibar reserve ( Atanassov 1983), Panichishte ( Lapeva-Gjonova 2004b); Pirin Mt. ( Vesselinov 1981, Wesselinoff 1973, 1979):Razlog, Bansko, Dobrinishte, Gotse Delchev ( Otto et al. 1962); Slavianka Mt. ( Atanassov 1974); Rhodopi Mts ( Wesselinoff 1973, Gateva 1978, Atanassov 1983, Atanassov and Dlusskij 1992); Western Rhodopi Mts ( Bobev 1972, 1973, Atanassov 1974): Selishte, Vishteritsa, Eleshnitsa ( Otto et al. 1962), Yundola ( Otto et al. 1962, Bechev and Stoyanova 2004), Chepelare, Golyam Beglik dam, Smolyan ( Gateva 1975), Zdravets hut, Byala cherkva resort, Ravnishta hut, Skalni mostove, Varhovrah hut ( Bechev and Stoyanova 2004), Rakitovo, Batak, Peshtera ( Lapeva-Gjonova in press (a)); Eastern Rhodopi Mts ( Bobev 1972, Vatov and Bobev 1976); Northern Black Sea coast: Varna, Balchik ( Ronketi and Penev 1966).

Conservation Status:

Lower Risk/near threatened (IUCN); Protected ( Bulgarian Biodiversity Act (2002), Annex 2 and 3).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica