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Genus: Formicina   Swainson & Shuckard, 1840 


Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formicina Swainson & Shuckard, 1840 PDF: 172. Type-species: Formica rufa, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 164. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Type-species not Formica flava, unjustified subsequent designation by Emery, 1916b PDF: 61 (footnote); repeated by Emery, 1916a PDF: 239 and Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 170.].
Formicina in Camponotinae, Formicini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 249.
Formicina as subgenus of Lasius: Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 172.
Formicina as junior synonym of Lasius: Emery, 1925d PDF: 226; Brown, 1973b PDF: 180.
Formicina as junior synonym of Acanthomyops: Donisthorpe, 1927c: 209.
Formicina as junior synonym of Formica: Wheeler, 1911c PDF: 860; Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 164; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 646; Agosti, 1994b PDF: 106; Bolton, 1994: 50. [Formica and Formicina share the same type-species, synonymy is therefore absolute.].
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

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