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Species: †Formica gibbosa   Presl, 1822 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica gibbosa Presl, 1822: 197 No sex/caste indicated. BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Aphaenogaster gibbosa (Latreille, 1798) (Bolton, 1995b: 196).]
Status as species: Scudder, 1891 PDF: 700; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 199.
Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formicidae: Handlirsch, 1907: 882.
Unidentifiable to genus, excluded from Formica, incertae sedis in Formicidae: Radchenko et al., 2021 10.3897/jhr.82.64599 PDF: 244.
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Baltic amber; middle to Late Eocene (34-42 Ma).


*Formica gibbosa Presl, 1822: 197 (no caste). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of gibbosa Latreille, 1798: 50].


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Presl J. S. 1822. Additamenta ad faunam protogaeam, sistens descriptiones aliquot animalium in succino inclusorum. Deliciae Pragenses, historiam naturalem spectantes. Pragae: 191-210.

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