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Species: Formica cunicularia   Latreille, 1798 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica cunicularia Latreille, 1798 PDF: 40 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Forel, 1915d: 64.
Revived from synonymy and status as species: Yarrow, 1954a PDF: 231.
Senior synonym of Formica rubescens: Yarrow, 1954a PDF: 231; Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 73; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 296; Seifert & Schultz, 2009B PDF: 261; of Formica fuscorufibarbis: Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 73; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971 PDF: 166; of Formica glebaria: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 296; Boven, 1977 PDF: 164; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 59; of Formica glauca (and its junior synonyms Formica caucasica, Formica katuniensis, Formica rufibarbis montivaga, Formica montaniformis, Formica volgensis): Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 267; of Formica fuscoides: Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 94; Seifert & Schultz, 2009B PDF: 261.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Iran, Japan
    Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica cunicularia   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 127-128, (download) 127-128 6175
Formica cunicularia   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 26-28, (download) 26-28 8138
Formica cunicularia   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Formica cunicularia   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 25-26, (download) 25-26 8138
Formica cunicularia   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 913-915, (download) 913-915 4277
Formica cunicularia   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 2, (download) 2 8200
Formica cunicularia   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 9, (download) 9 8200

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 355 times found in Unknown, 83 times found in anthropogenic, 70 times found in dry grassland, 63 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 55 times found in heathlands, 16 times found in Forest, 13 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 7 times found in shrubs, 7 times found in Wet grassland, 5 times found in mountain deciduous forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times Foraging, 7 times on the ground, 4 times Under stone, 4 times on sandy roadside, 4 times Forrajeando, 4 times foraging on the ground, 1 times Camino, 1 times Bajo piedra, nido, 2 times on ground, 1 times Nido, 2 times Nest under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 217 times Manual catch, 162 times Pitfall trap, 27 times Hand, 29 times search, 28 times Malaise trap, 3 times pitfall, 2 times beating, 2 times Green color trap, 2 times White pitfall, 2 times insect net, 1 times by hand, ...

Elevations: collected from 4 - 2600 meters, 538 meters average

Type specimens: neotype of Formica cunicularia: antweb1008392; syntype of Formica fusca fuscorufibarbis: casent0911071; syntype of Formica fusca rubescens: casent0907601, casent0911072



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