Formica propinqua Creighton, 1940 valid
Formica rufa subsp. propinqua Creighton, 1940a: 1, 7 (in key), fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. (California). Nearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated, “numerous”). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: California, Lake Tahoe (W.M. Wheeler) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a: 490). Primary type depositories: AMNH, LACM, MCZC. Type notes: Other original syntype localities: U.S.A.: California, nr Lake Tahoe, Tallac, Glen Alpine Springs, Fallen Leaf Lake, and Angora Peak (W.M. Wheeler), 1 queen U.S.A.: Nevada, Ormsby County (C.F. Baker).
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