Formica obscuripes Forel, 1886 valid
Formica rufa r. obscuripes Forel, 1886b: xxxix (w.) U.S.A. (Wyoming). Nearctic.
  • [Misspelled as obscurpes by Forel, 1914c: 619.].
  • Emery, 1893k: 650 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953c: 165 (l.); Hung, 1969: 456 (k.).
  • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1893k: 650.
  • Subspecies of Formica rufa: Mayr, 1886d: 426; Cresson, 1887: 256; Dalla Torre, 1893: 202, 206 (footnote); Forel, 1899b: 128; Forel, 1904b: 152; Forel, 1904e: 175; Wheeler, 1910a: 570; Santschi, 1911d: 7; Wheeler, 1913i: 433 (redescription); Emery, 1925d: 254; Essig, 1926: 867; Smith, 1928c: 279; Menozzi, 1932b: 312; Cole, 1936a: 37; Cole, 1937b: 137; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1944: 263; Buren, 1944a: 301; Smith, 1951c: 869.
  • Status as species: Santschi, 1911d: 7; Wheeler, 1913i: 433 (redescription); Wheeler, 1917a: 535; Weber, 1935: 165; Creighton, 1940a: 1, 7 (in key); Cole, 1942: 380; Creighton, 1950a: 492; Cole, 1954c: 165; Smith, 1958c: 157; Cole, 1966b: 23 (in key); Beck et al., 1967: 70; Smith, 1967a: 372; Francoeur, 1977b: 208; Yensen et al., 1977: 185; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1978b: 394; Smith, 1979: 1460; Allred, 1982: 471; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g: 83; DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 147; MacKay et al., 1988: 115; Blacker, 1992: 11; Wheeler et al., 1994: 306; Bolton, 1995b: 200; Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 357; Coovert, 2005: 150; Ward, 2005: 63.
  • Senior synonym of Formica rufa aggerans: Forel, 1914c: 619; Emery, 1925d: 254; Creighton, 1940a: 1; Buren, 1944a: 301; Creighton, 1950a: 492; Smith, 1979: 1460; Bolton, 1995b: 200; Coovert, 2005: 150.
  • Senior synonym of Formica rufa melanotica: Creighton, 1950a: 492; Smith, 1958c: 157; Smith, 1979: 1460; Bolton, 1995b: 200; Coovert, 2005: 150.
  • Material of the unavailable name Formica rufa obscuriventris rubiginosa Emery, 1893 referred here by Creighton, 1940a: 1; Creighton, 1950a: 492; Smith, 1951c: 869; Smith, 1979: 1460; Bolton, 1995b: 200.
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