Raptiformica Forel, 1913 junior synonym of current valid taxon Formica Linnaeus, 1758 feminine
Raptiformica Forel, 1913j: 361 [as subgenus of Formica] Type-species: Formica sanguinea, by original designation.
  • Raptiformica as subgenus of Formica: Forel, 1917: 250; Emery, 1925d: 258; Donisthorpe, 1943h: 723; Creighton, 1950a: 460.
  • Raptiformica as junior synonym of Formica: Wheeler, 1922: 699 (footnote); Smith, 1951c: 860; Smith, 1979: 1448; Agosti, 1994b: 107; Bolton, 1995b: 45; Tang et al., 1995: 103; Bolton, 2003: 128.
  • [Note: many authors retain Raptiformica as a subgenus of Formica; the name is often encountered in the regional literature.].
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