Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758 valid
Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758: 580 (w.) EUROPE. Palearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype (?) worker. Primary type locality: none given, “Habitat in Europae”. Primary type depository: unknown (no material known to exist (Yarrow, 1954a: 232)). Type notes: 1) No indication of number of specimens is given. 2) Linnaeus, 1761: 426, gives the type locality as Sweden, accepted by Yarrow, 1954a: 232. 3) One Linnaean specimen is cited in LSLC by Day & Fitton, 1978: 196, but it is not known if this is type material.
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Extant: 4 valid subspecies

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