Formica gnava Buckley, 1866 valid
Formica gnava Buckley, 1866: 156 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Texas (S.B. Buckley) (by restriction of Wheeler, 1913i: 519). Primary type depository: unknown (no material known to exist (Creighton, 1950a: 539)). Type notes: 1) The neotype designation by Francoeur, 1973: 238, is redundant because of multiple inclusions: “specimens collected by Wheeler at Austin, Travis Co., on different dates, are chosen as neotypes”. 2) Other original syntype localities: U.S.A.: District of Columbia, Washington (no collector’s name), U.S.A.: New York, Naples (no collector’s name), U.S.A.: Connecticut (Norton).