Formica fossaceps Buren, 1942 valid
Formica fossaceps Buren, 1942: 402 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Iowa). Nearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker (?). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Iowa, nr Winterset, (W.F. Buren). Primary type depository: USNM. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 92 paratype workers, 12 paratype queens, 1 paratype male. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: ISUI, LACM, USNM. Type notes: 1) Buren does not specify the sex/caste of the holotype, assumed here to be a worker. 2) There are also “a few paratypes in the collection of Herbert T. Dalmat”, present location unknown.