Formica picea Nylander, 1846 valid
Formica picea Nylander, 1846a: 917 (w.q.) FINLAND. Palearctic.
  • [Junior primary homonym of Formica picea Leach, 1825: 292.].
  • First available replacement name: Formica candida Smith, 1878b: 11; designated by Bolton, 1995b: 201.
  • Forel, 1914b: 1 (m.).
  • Junior synonym of Formica gagates: Nylander, 1856b: 65; Smith, 1858a: 6; Dalla Torre, 1893: 198.
  • Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Formica fusca: Emery, 1909b: 195.
  • Revived status as species: Bondroit, 1912: 352.
  • Subspecies of Formica fusca: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a: 19.
  • Status as species: Emery, 1916a: 254; Emery, 1925d: 249; Karavaiev, 1929d: 213; Karavaiev, 1936: 231; Dlussky, 1965a: 31; Dlussky, 1967a: 61; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 153; Pisarski, 1975: 42; Tarbinsky, 1976: 183; Kutter, 1977c: 250; Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 186.
  • Senior synonym of Formica candida: Emery, 1925d: 249; Karavaiev, 1936: 231; Dlussky, 1967a: 61; of Formica glabra White, 1884: Donisthorpe, 1918a: 9; Dlussky, 1967a: 61; of Formica transkaucasica: Emery, 1909b: 195; Donisthorpe, 1918a: 9; Karavaiev, 1936: 231; Dlussky, 1965a: 31; Dlussky, 1967a: 61; of Formica inplana, Formica lochmatteri, Formica orientalis: Dlussky, 1965b: 31; of Formica piceoinplana: Dlussky, 1967a: 61.
  • Material of the following unavailable names referred here: Formica filchneri by Emery, 1909b: 195; Formica piceoorientalis by Dlussky, 1965a: 31; Formica transcaucasicogagates by Dlussky, 1967a: 61.
  • Returned to valid species with Formica picea as retained name: Seifert, 2004: 31.
  • See also: Radchenko, 2007: 35.
  • Current subspecies: nominal plus F. p. formosae.
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Extant: 1 valid subspecies

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