Formica candida Smith, 1878 valid
Formica candida Smith, 1878b: 11 (q.) KYRGYZSTAN. Palearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: neotype worker (by designation of Seifert, 2004: 34). Primary type locality: Kyrgyzstan: Alai Valley, 39°42’09’’N, 73°27’24’’E, 3200 m., 21.vii.1999-67 (R. Schultz). Primary type depository: SMNG. Type notes: Original type data: holotype queen, locality unknown, “On the road across the Pamir, from Sarikol to Panja”, depository unknown (not in BMNH or OXUM), certainly lost.