Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783 valid
Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783: 75 (w.) NO LOCALITY GIVEN. Afrotropic.
  • Forel, 1874: 52 (q.m.).
  • Subspecies of Formica rufa: Forel, 1874: 52; Forel, 1892j: 307; Ruzsky, 1905b: 337; Emery, 1909b: 186; Wheeler, 1913i: 428; Forel, 1915d: 57; Emery, 1916a: 256; Emery, 1925d: 254; Ruzsky, 1925b: 43; Karavaiev, 1929d: 217; Stitz, 1939: 341; Gösswald, 1941: 81; Holgersen, 1942b: 13.
  • Status as species: André, 1882c: 184; Nasonov, 1889: 17; Ruzsky, 1902d: 10; Bondroit, 1912: 352; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 267; Bondroit, 1917a: 174; Müller, 1923b: 142; Ruzsky, 1926: 110; Novák & Sadil, 1941: 105; Van Boven, 1947b: 188; Yarrow, 1955a: 4; Kutter, 1965b: 140; Dlussky, 1967a: 84; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 177; Tarbinsky, 1976: 194; Kutter, 1977c: 272; Collingwood, 1979: 152; Gösswald, 1989: 19; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 272; Seifert, 1992a: 225.
  • Senior synonym of Formica nigricans (and its junior synonyms Formica cordieri, Formica pratensoides, Formica thyssei): Dlussky, 1967a: 84; Kutter, 1977c: 272; Seifert, 1992a: 225.
  • Senior synonym of Formica ciliata: Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971: 177; Seifert, 1992a: 225.
  • Senior synonym of Formica rufa grouvellei: Seifert, 1996a: 200.
  • Current subspecies: nominal plus F. p. nuda, F. p. rufoides, F. p. staerckei.
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Extant: 3 valid subspecies

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