Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758 valid
Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758: 580 (w.) EUROPE. Palearctic.
Primary type information: “Habitat in Europae” Note: type-locality Sweden, after Linnaeus, 1761: 426, Yarrow, 1954a: 232
  • Latreille, 1802a: 159 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953c: 164 (l.).
  • Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Forel, 1913j: 361.
  • Senior synonym of Formica barbata: Emery & Forel, 1879: 451; of Formica flavipes, Formica libera: Latreille, 1802a: 159; Smith, 1851: 3; Roger, 1863b: 13; of Formica marcida: Francoeur, 1973: 189; of Formica pallipes, Formica rufipes: Dlussky, 1967a: 58; of Formica tristis: Emery, 1892c: 162; of Formica glebaria: Mayr, 1855: 346; Yarrow, 1954a: 230; Dlussky, 1967a: 58; Radchenko, 2007: 35.
  • Status as species: Emery, 1893k: 657; Wheeler, 1913i: 494; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 304; Stitz, 1939: 348; Dlussky, 1967a: 58; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 148; Francoeur, 1973: 189; Tarbinsky, 1976: 180; Collingwood, 1979: 120; Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 183; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 260; Seppä et al., 2011: 31; Schär et al., 2018: 6.
  • Current subspecies: nominal plus F. f. alpicola, F. f. fuscolemani, F. f. hyrcana, F. f. maura, F. f. tombeuri.
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Extant: 5 valid subspecies

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