Formica californica (Creighton, 1950) unresolved junior homonym, valid
Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. californicus Creighton, 1950a: 445 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic.
  • [First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger mimicus californicus Cole, 1936b: 118; unavailable name.].
  • Combination in Formica: Snelling, 1969b: 2.
  • [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Formica microgyna californica Wheeler, 1917a: 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.].