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Species: Formica californica   (Creighton, 1950) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. californicus Creighton, 1950a PDF: 445 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger mimicus californicus Cole, 1936b PDF: 118; unavailable name.].
Combination in Formica: Snelling, 1969b PDF: 2.
[Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Formica microgyna californica Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 543 (Bolton, 1995b: 192).].
[Note: identity and status of this taxon have not been ascertained. It is therefore included in Formica as a taxon at species-rank, to dissociate it from its original combination in Myrmecocystus, and to separate it from its original rank as a subspecies of melliger.].

Distribution:

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


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