Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Formica fusca   Linnaeus, 1758 


Classification:
Download Data

See Also:

Formica fusca_cf, Formica fusca_nr, Formica fusca alpicola, Formica fusca fuscolemani, Formica fusca hyrcana, Formica fusca maura, Formica fusca tombeuri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Indomalaya Region: India, Nepal
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Costa Rica, Mexico
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica fusca   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 67, (download) 67 3926
Formica fusca   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 919-920, (download) 919-920 4277
Formica fusca   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Formica fusca   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 120, (download) 120 6175
Formica fusca   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 33-35, (download) 33-35 8138
Formica fusca   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 3, (download) 3 8200
Formica fusca   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 10, (download) 10 8200
Formica fusca   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 35-36, (download) 35-36 8138

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in Spruce-fir Forest, 1 times found in Aspen forest, 0 times found in Wet grassland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 29 times under stone, 11 times Nest under stone, 3 times foragers, 4 times ground forager(s), 5 times Nido bajo piedra, 4 times nest under rock, 4 times under dead wood, 2 times on ground, 3 times strays, 1 times foraging on exposed soil, 1 times foraging on dry clay by small spring., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 1 times pitfall trap, 72 times search, 6 times under rock, 28 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 29 times Hand, 13 times hand collecting, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times Log Stage 4, 0 times Window trap, 0 times Log stage 3, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 4175 meters, 2006 meters average

Type specimens: type of Formica fusca: casent0903269; type of Formica fusca var. rufipes: focol2746, focol2747; unpublished name: Formica glebaria maura: antweb1008409, antweb1008410



See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map