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Species: Formica pratensis   Retzius, 1783 

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Formica pratensis ciliata, Formica pratensis cordieri, Formica pratensis incisa, Formica pratensis nigricans, Formica pratensis nuda, Formica pratensis rufo-pratensis, Formica pratensis rufoides, Formica pratensis staerckei, Formica pratensis superba, Formica pratensis thyssei, Formica pratensis truncicola-pratensis, Formica pratensis truncicolo-pratensis, Formica pratensis unicolor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

2 subspecies

Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783: 75 (w.) NO LOCALITY GIVEN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Region: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Region: Georgia
Region: Red List

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica pratensis   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 pratensis   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 152-153, (download) 152-153 6175

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 Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Wet grassland, 0 times found in xerothermous open grassland, sand, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times search, 0 times thatched nest, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times tending aphids on yarrow, 0 times beating, 0 times insect net, 0 times Color trap

Elevations: collected from 17 - 2200 meters, 693 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica pratensis cordieri: casent0915374; type of Formica cordieri: antweb1008390

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