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Species: †Formica robusta   Carpenter, 1930 

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

Formica robusta Chang & He, 2002A PDF: 53, figs. 18, 19, 54 (w.) CHINA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica robusta Carpenter, 1930 PDF.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: China
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Florissant, Colorado, U.S.A.; Late Eocene (ca. 34 Ma).

Comments:

Holotype MCZC-2878 in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussetts, U.S.A.; paratypes available in Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; Princeton University, New Jersey; University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Boulder, Colorado; Smithsonian Institution, U.S. National Museum, Washington D.C.; American Museum of Natural History, New York; Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

References:

Carpenter F. M. 1930. The fossil ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, 70: 1-66.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: paratype: ucm17012



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