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Species: †Formica obscura   Heer, 1849 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica obscura Heer, 1849: 119, pl. 9, fig. 2 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 119.].
Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b PDF: 52.
Combination in Formica: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014 PDF: 259.
Status as species: Giebel, 1856: 165; Mayr, 1867b PDF: 52; Scudder, 1891 PDF: 705, 714; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 190; Handlirsch, 1907: 862; Bolton, 1995b: 225; Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014 PDF: 259 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Croatia

Distribution Notes:

Radoboj, Croatia; in Early Miocene (Burdigalian, 16-20.4 Ma) micritic limestone.


Holotype UMJG-P 77.536, in Universalmuseum Joanneum, Geology and Paleontology, Graz, Austria.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: holotype: umj77536

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