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Species: Formica japonica   Motschoulsky, 1866 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica japonica Motschoulsky, 1866 PDF: 183 (w.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Imai, 1966b PDF: 119 (k.).
Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 247.
Revived status as species: Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 78; Collingwood, 1976a PDF: 305; Wu, 1990 PDF: 5; Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 185.
Senior synonym of Formica nipponensis: Emery, 1909b PDF: 197; Karavaiev, 1927c PDF: 111; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a PDF: 19.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Japan, South Korea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 30 - 2500 meters, 1265 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Formica fusca nipponensis: antweb1008412, antweb1008413; syntype of Formica fusca nipponensis: casent0911073



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