Formica bruni Kutter, 1967 valid
Formica (Coptoformica) bruni Kutter, 1967a: 229, figs. 1-14 (w.q.m.) SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA. Palearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Switzerland: Valais Canton, Zermatt, 6.viii.1919 (H. Kutter), Valais Canton, Zermatt, vii.1961 (Leutert). Primary type depository: NHML. Primary type specimens: CASENT0912242, CASENT0907579. Type notes: 1) Seifert, 2000a: 525, cites 3 worker, 4 queen, 1 male syntypes. 2) Seifert & Schultz, 2021: 199, record the holotype as a queen, but Kutter, 1967a: 229, 230, 233, lists 3 holotypes, one each for worker, queen and male: hence all are syntypes.