Alloformica

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Alloformica
Alloformica aberrans casent0172238 profile 1.jpg
A. aberrans worker from Uzbekistan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Alloformica
Dlussky, 1969
Type species
Formica aberrans
Diversity[1]
4 species

Alloformica is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] The genus was first described as a subgenus of Proformica by Dlussky (1969), later to be synonymized under Proformica by Brown (1973), and finally revived and raised to genus rank by Dlussky & Fedoseeva (1988). Its species are known only from a few localities.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Alloformica". AntCat. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Alloformica". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. (1990). Ants of Turkmenistan (in Russian). Ylym Press. pp. 273 pp. 
  4. ^ Agosti, D. (1994b). "The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus". Systematic Entomology 19: 93–117. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.1994.tb00581.x. 

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