Formica candidaSmith, 1878valid

1 valid subspecies

Formica candida Smith, 1878bSmith, F. 1878b. Scientific results of the Second Yarkand Mission; based upon the collections and notes of the late Ferdinand Stoliczka, Ph.D. Hymenoptera. Calcutta: Superintendent of Government Printing (Government of India), 22 pp. [1878] PDFExternal_link: 11 (q.) KYRGYZSTAN. Palearctic. AntWeb AntWiki
[Smith's description is repeated by Bingham, 1903Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. [1903] PDFExternal_link: 335 (footnote).]. Probable synonym of Formica picea Nylander: Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 249. Junior synonym of Formica picea Nylander: Dlussky, 1967aDlussky, G. M. 1967a. Ants of the genus Formica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, g. Formica). [In Russian.]. Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. [1967-03-14>] PDFExternal_link: 61. Hence Formica candida first available replacement name for Formica picea Nylander, 1846aNylander, W. 1846a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2:875-944. [1846] PDFExternal_link: 917 [Junior primary homonym of Formica picea Leach, 1825Leach, W. E. 1825. Descriptions of thirteen species of Formica and three species of Culex found in the environs of Nice. Zoological Journal. London 2:289-293. [1825-10]External_link: 292 (now in Camponotus).]: Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10]External_link: 192. Valid species, not synonymous with Formica picea Nylander: Seifert, 2004Seifert, B. 2004. The "Black Bog Ant" Formica picea Nylander, 1846 - a species different from Formica candida Smith, 1878 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecologische Nachrichten 6:29-38. [2004-12] PDFExternal_link: 35. Current subspecies: nominal plus Formica candida formosae.
Genera
Acantholepis Euprenolepis Ovalicapito
Acropyga Eurytarsites Ovaligastrula
Acrostigma Forelophilus Overbeckia
Adformica Formica Paleosminthurus
Agraulomyrmex Formicina Paraformica
Alloformica Fushuniformica Paraparatrechina
Anacantholepis Gesomyrmex Paraplagiolepis
Andragnathus Gigantiops Paratrechina
Anoplolepis Glaphyromyrmex Petalomyrmex
Aphomomyrmex Hagiostigmacros Phasmomyrmex
Aporomyrmex Hincksidris Plagiolepis
Atopodon Huaxiaformica Polyergus
Bajcaridris Iberoformica Polyrhachis
Baroniurbania Imhoffia Prenolepis
Brachymyrmex Kyromyrma Prodimorphomyrmex
Bregmatomyrma Lasiophanes Proformica
Bryscha Lasius Prolasius
Calomyrmex Lepisiota Protoformica
Camponotites Leptogasteritus Protrechina
Camponotites Leucotaphus Pseudocamponotus
Camponotus Liaoformica Pseudolasius
Campostigmacros Longiformica Pseudonotoncus
Cataglyphis Machaeromyrma Pseudostigmacros
Cataglyphoides Magnogasterites Raptiformica
Chapmanella Malacomyrma Rhizomyrma
Chariostigmacros Melophorus Rhopalomyrmex
Chimaeromyrma Mesanoplolepis Rossomyrmex
Cladomyrma Mesoxena Santschiella
Conoformica Monocombus Serviformica
Coptoformica Myrmecocystus Shanwangella
Curtipalpulus Myrmecopsis Sicilomyrmex
Cyrtostigmacros Myrmecorhynchus Sinoformica
Decamera Myrmelachista Sinotenuicapito
Dimorphomyrmex Myrmoteras Stigmacros
Diodontolepis Neaphomus Tapinolepis
Donisthorpea Neoformica Teratomyrmex
Drymomyrmex Nesolasius Trichomelophorus
Echinopla Notoncus Tylolasius
Endiodioctes Notostigma Wilsonia
Eoleptocerites Nylanderia Zatania
Eomonocombus Oecophylla Zealleyella
Eremnocystus Opisthopsis
Erimelophorus Orbicapitia
Species
abdominalis fulvacea ovaticeps
aberrans fulvopilosa pachucana
abrupta fungosa pacifica
accreta fusca palaeopolonica
acervorum fuscata pallens
aculeata fuscescens pallescens
aculeata fuscicauda pallida
aculeata fusciceps pallidefulva
acuminata fuscipes pallidelutea
acuta fuscocinerea pallidinervis
adamsi fuscogagates pallipes
adelungi fuscoides pallipes
advena fuscolemani pallitarsis
aedificator fuscoptera pamirica
aegyptiaca fuscorufibarbis pangens
aemula gagates paralugubris
aeneovirens gagatoides parcipappa
aenescens gaullei parschlugiana
aequalis gelida parva
aerata georgica parvula
aerea gerardi parvula
aethiops gibba pavida
affinis gibbosa pediculus
aggerans gigas pensylvanica
agilis gilvescens perditor
agra glabra pergandei
albicans glabra perminuta
albipennis glabrella perniciosa
albipes glabridorsis perpilosa
albofasciata glacialis persica
algida glauca phaethusa
aliena glebaria pharaonis
alpicola globiventris phyllophila
alpina globularis picea
alpina gnava picea
alsatica goesswaldi piceogagates
altayensis gracilescens piceogagates
alticola gracilipes piceoinplana
altipetens gracilis piceoorientalis
americana graminicola picipes
ammon grandis pilicornis
amyoti granulata pilicornis
analis gravelyi piligera
anatolica gravida piliventris
anceps grisea pilosa
angulata griseopubescens pinetorum
angustata grossa pinguicula
angusticeps grouvellei pinguis
angusticollis grundmanni piniphila
animosa guineensis pisarskii
antiguensis gulosa pitoni
antiqua gustawi placida
aphidicola gymnomma planipilis
apicalis gynocrates platygnatha
approximans habrogyna podzolica
aquilonia haematocephala politurata
arborea haematoda polyctena
arcana haemorrhoidalis postoculata
archboldi hamata pratensis
arcuata harpax pratensoides
ardens hastata pressilabris
arenaria hayashi primitiva
arenicola hebescens primordialis
arenicola hemipsila procera
argentata heraclea procidua
argentata herculeana prociliata
argentea herrichi proformicoides
armata hesperia propatula
armenica heteroptera propinqua
armigera hewitti pruinosa
arrogans hexacantha puberula
aserva hirta pubescens
aseta horrida pulchella
assimilis huberiana pulla
atavina hybrida pullula
aterrima hyrcana pumila
atomus hystrix purpurea
atra iberica purpurescens
atrata ignivora pusilla
atriceps imhoffii pygmaea
atricolor imitans pyrenaea
atriventris immersa pyrrhocephala
attelaboides impacta quadrata
attenuata imparis quadriceps
aurocincta impetuosa quadridens
aurulenta impexa quadridenticulata
australis incerta quadrinotata
austriaca incisa quadripunctata
auxillacensis incisa quadrisecta
axillaris incursor querquetulana
bacchus indefessa radchenkoi
badia indeflexa rapax
balcanina indianensis rasilis
baltica indificans rastellata
barbara indurata ravida
barbata inequalis recidiva
bauckhorni ingruens rediana
beijingensis inplana redtenbacheri
berthoudi insana reflexa
bicolor insultans relucens
bicolor integra respiciens
bicornis integroides retecta
bidens intermedia rizadaghi
bihamata intrepida robusta
bimaculata irritabilis robusta
binodis irritans rostrata
biophilica italica rotundata
bipartita itinerans rubens
bipilosa jacoti rubescens
biscutata japonica rubescens
bispinosa juvenilis rubicunda
bituberculata kashmirica rubida
blanda katuniensis rubiginosa
blanda kiesenwetteri rubiginosa
bombycina knighti rubra
bondroiti kollari rubripes
borea kontuniemii rufa
borealis korbi rufescens
bradleyi kozlovi rufibarbis
breviscapa kraussii ruficeps
brevisetosa kupyanskayae ruficornis
brevisetosa kusnezowi rufifrons
browni kutscheri rufipes
brullei laboriosa rufipes
bruni lactaria rufitarsis
brunnea lacteipennis rufiventris
brunneonitida laeviceps rufobarboides
bucephala laevigata rufobrevisetosa
buphthalma laevissima rufoglauca
caduca lapidum rufoides
caerulescens lasioides rufolucida
caespitum latebrosa rufomaculata
californica lateralis rufonigra
californica latinodosa rufopratensis
callida latipes rufopratensoides
calviceps latreillii rufotruncicola
camelina lauta ruiginosa
camponoticeps lavateri rupestris
canadensis lecontei rutilans
candida lefevrei ruzskyi
cantalica lefrancoisi sabulosa
capitata lemani saccharivora
capito leninei salomonis
capsincola lepida sanguinea
carbonaria leucophaea sansabeana
carinata libera santschii
caryae ligniperda santschii
castanea lignitum saturata
castanipes limata savignyi
caucasica lincecumii saxicola
caustica linquensis schardj
cephalica liogaster schaufussi
cephalotes liopthalma schmidti
ceps litoralis schmidtii
chartifex lobata scitula
chelifera lochmatteri scorpiomajor
chilensis longaeva scorpiominor
chufejif longiceps scrutator
ciliata longicollis scutellaris
ciliata longicornis sedula
cinctella longinoda selysi
cinerascens longipedem semipunctata
cinerea longipennis senex
cinereofusca longipes sentschuensis
cinereofuscoides longipilosa septentrionale
cinereoglebaria longiventris sepulta
cinereoides lucida sericata
cinereoimitans lucidula sericea
cinereorufibarbis luctuosa sericeiventris
circumspecta lugubris serresi
clara lusatica sessilis
clara lusitanica seuberti
clara lutaria sexdens
clara lutea sexdentata
clarior luteola sexguttata
clarior lutescens sexspinosa
clarissima lutosa siamicaalba
clarorufibarbis macra siamicarubra
clavata macrocephala sibylla
clavigera macrognatha siloicola
clivia macrophthalma similis
clymene maculata simillima
coarctata maculipennis simulata
cockerelli major sinae
coeca major sinensis
cognata major singularis
coloradensis major smaragdina
comata malabarica smithii
compressa maligna solitaria
comptula manchu spatulata
congerens manni specularis
conica marcida spicata
connecticutensis marginata spinicollis
consanguinea martynovi spininoda
consectator masonia staegeri
consobrina maura staerckei
consocians maxillosa stenoptera
conspicua maxima stigma
constricta megacephala stitzi
consultans megalocola strangulata
contracta melanocephala strawinskii
cordata melanogastes strennua
cordieri melanophthalma strenua
coronata melanopis striata
corsica melanotica striaticeps
corusca mellea stricta
cosmica melligera structor
coxalis menozzii subaenescens
crassinoda merdicola subcaviceps
creightoni meridionalis subcyanea
crepusculascens meridionalis subelongata
crinita meritans subfasciata
criniventris merula subintegra
cruda mesasiatica sublucida
cruentata micans subnitens
cuneata microcephala subnuda
cunicularia microgyna subpicea
curiosa microphthalma subpilosa
cursor migratoria subpilosoclara
curvidentata militaris subpilosorufibarbis
custodiens miniocca subpolita
cylindrica minor subrufa
dachaidanensis minor subrufoides
dakotensis minor subsericea
dalailamae minuta subsericeoneorufibarbis
dalcqi minuta subspinosa
dalmatica minutula subterranea
davisi mistura subtilis
decipiens mitis succinea
decora mixta sudetica
defensor moki suecica
delicata molestans suffusa
delinghaensis mollesonae sulci
demersa mongolica superba
densiventris montana surinamensis
depilis montana suzukii
depressa montana sylvatica
desecta montaniformis syrdariana
destructor monticola tahoensis
detecta monticola talbotae
detorquens montigena tamarae
devastator montivaga taprobane
didyma morbida tarimica
difficilis morio tarsata
diffidens morosa tejonia
diligens morsei tenuipes
dirksi mucescens tenuis
discolor munda tenuissima
dislocata muralewiczi terebrans
distinguenda mutilata terricola
dlusskyi naefi testacea
dolosa nahua testaceipes
dominula nana theryi
dorsata nasuta thoracica
dorycus natalensis thyssei
dryas nemoralis tianshanica
dusmeti neocinerea timida
edax neoclara tincta
egecomerta neogagates tir
egregia neorufibarbis tombeuri
elata nepticula tomentosa
elevata neutra torrentium
elongata nevadensis transcaucasicogagates
emarginata nicaeensis transkaucasica
emeryi nidulans transmontanis
emeryi nigerrima transversa
emmae nigra triangularis
eoptera nigrata tridentata
ephippium nigricans trifasciata
erratica nigriceps trigona
erythrocephala nigriventris tripartita
esuriens nigroaenea tristis
etrusca nigropratensis tristis
europaea nipponensis tropica
exasperata nitida truncata
exercita nitidior truncicola
exsecta nitidissima truncicolopratensis
exsectoides nitidiventris truncorum
exsectopressilabris nodosa tshugunovi
exsectorubens nodus tuberculata
exudans nortonii tuberosa
fabricator novaanglae tuberum
fairchildi novaeanglae typhlos
fallax novaeboracensis ulkei
fallax novaki umbrata
familiaris nuda ungeri
fatale nuda unicolor
femorata nylanderi unifasciata
fennica obcordata unispinosa
ferocula obesa uralensis
ferruginea oblita vaga
fervens obliterata vagans
festina oblonga variegata
festinata obscura velox
ficticia obscurans venosa
filchneri obscurata ventralis
filiformis obscuripes vestita
finzii obscuriventris vetula
flammiventris obsidiana viatica
flava obsoleta vigilans
flavescens obtecta villiscapa
flavicornis obtusa villosa
flavifemoralis obtusopilosa vinculans
flavipes obvoluta vinosa
flavitarsus occidentalis vinsonnella
flavorubra occidentalis virescens
flavosetosa occidua virginiana
flori occulta viridis
floridana occultata virulens
foetens ocella visitatrix
foetida ochracea vitrea
foreli octospinosa vivida
foreli oculata vividula
foreliana oculatissima volgensis
forficata oeningensis volitans
formosae omnivora vorax
forsslundi opaca wasmanni
fossaceps opaciventris wheeleri
fossilabris opacus wheeleri
foveolata ophthalmica whymperi
fragilis orangea wichita
francoeuri orbata wongi
fraterna oreas xerophila
freyeri oregonensis yatsuensis
frontalis orientalis yessensis
fugax orientalis yoshiokae
fukaii orites zealandica
fuliginosa ovala zherikhini
fuliginothorax ovata zonata

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key