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Species: Formica cinerea   Mayr, 1853 

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Formica cinerea altipetens, Formica cinerea armeniaca, Formica cinerea armenica, Formica cinerea bipilosa, Formica cinerea brevisetosa, Formica cinerea canadensis, Formica cinerea cinerea, Formica cinerea cinerea-rufibarbis, Formica cinerea cinereo-fusca, Formica cinerea cinereo-glebaria, Formica cinerea cinereo-imitans, Formica cinerea cinereo-rufibarbis, Formica cinerea cinereoglebaria, Formica cinerea cinereoimitans, Formica cinerea cinereorufibarbis, Formica cinerea cinero-rufibarbis, Formica cinerea fusco-cinerea, Formica cinerea fuscocinerea, Formica cinerea iberica, Formica cinerea imitans, Formica cinerea italica, Formica cinerea lefrançoisi, Formica cinerea lepida, Formica cinerea montana, Formica cinerea neocinerea, Formica cinerea novaki, Formica cinerea ochracea, Formica cinerea pilicornis, Formica cinerea rubens, Formica cinerea rufibarbis, Formica cinerea rutilans, Formica cinerea sabulosa, Formica cinerea selysi, Formica cinerea subrufoides

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

1 subspecies

Formica cinerea Mayr, 1853d PDF: 281 (w.q.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 344 (m.).
Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Forel, 1915d: 64.
Senior synonym of Formica brevisetosa: Finzi, 1928a PDF: 68; of Formica subrufoides: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 59.
Material of the nomen nudum Formica cinereoglebaria referred here: Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971 PDF: 157.
Senior synonym of Formica armenica, Formica balcanina, Formica iberica, Formica imitans, Formica italica, Formica novaki: Seifert, 2002 PDF: 251.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Formica cinerea cinereoimitans.


Eurasian Region: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
Nearctic Region: Georgia

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica cinerea   Mayr, G. L., 1853, Beschreibungen einiger neuer Ameisen., Verhandlungen des Zoologisch-Botanischen Vereins in Wien 3, pp. 277-286: 281-282, (download) 281-282 4441
Formica cinerea   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 18, (download) 18 3994
Formica cinerea   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 124-127, (download) 124-127 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Low prairie, 0 times found in Masonry dome, Meadow, 0 times found in Mixed montane forest, 0 times found in Sandy roadway, Cottonwood grove, 0 times found in Black oak dunes, 0 times found in spruce-fir forest and subalpine meadow, 0 times found in city, 0 times found in spruce-fir-pine forest, 1 times found in cottonwood forest, 1 times found in Weedy Paririe, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times search, 2 times Manual, 1 times Roadside, 0 times under rock, roadside, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times meadow, 0 times Mound nests, 0 times under wood

Elevations: collected from 10 - 3536 meters, 1065 meters average

Type specimens: paralectotype of Formica cinerea imitans: casent0905706; syntype of Formica cinerea: casent0915631; syntype of Formica cinerea imitans: casent0912262; syntype of Formica cinerea subrufoides: casent0911069

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