Formica polyctena FOERSTER, 1850

Seifert, Bernhard, 2021, A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the Formica rufa group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - the famous mound-building red wood ants, Myrmecological News 31, pp. 133-179 : 155

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.25849/myrmecol.news_031:133

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5587861

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scientific name

Formica polyctena FOERSTER, 1850
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Formica polyctena FOERSTER, 1850

Formica polyctena FOERSTER, 1850 [description, zoogeography]

This ant was described from Stolberg near Aachen / Germany where it formed a polydomous colony. FOERSTER (1850)’s description of setae condition and surface structures in the worker and gyne allows a clear differentiation from any Formica rufa group species present in this region.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica

Loc

Formica polyctena FOERSTER, 1850

Seifert, Bernhard 2021
2021
Loc

Formica polyctena

FOERSTER 1850
1850