Formica fennica Seifert, 2000 valid
Formica fennica Seifert, 2000a: 534, figs. 1F, 2-5, 12 (w.q.m.) FINLAND, CAUCASUS. Palearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype queen. Primary type locality: Finland: FIN: 62°07’N, 29°48’E, road no. 71, Kitee-17W, Puhos-6.5WNW, 13.vii.1996-119 (B. Seifert). Primary type depositories: SMNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 30 paratype workers, 2 paratype queens, 3 paratype males. Secondary type localities: 6 paratype workers with same data as holotype; 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype but 13.vii.1996; 5 workers, 1 queen with same data but -86; 6 workers, 3 males with same data but -105; 5 workers Finland: Iisalmi-13 km. S, Kotikylä, vii.1998 (J. Sorvari); 1 worker Finland: Ilomantsi, Maukkula (695: 69) (no collector’s name); 7 workers Caucasus: Schenako, 1600 m., 1.viii.1985, 20°N-exp. (no collector’s name). Secondary type depositories: SMNG, ZMTF. Type notes: Seifert, 2000a: 535, does not nominate any state in the Caucasus region, but Seifert, 2019: 57, names Azerbaijan and Georgia.