Formica (Formica) Linnaeus, 1758 an obsolete classification of Formica Linnaeus, 1758
Formica Linnaeus, 1758: 579 Type-species also by subsequent designation of Girard, 1879: 1011. Type-species: Formica rufa, by subsequent designation of Curtis, 1839: 752.
Type notes: Reasons for the designation of Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761 rather than Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1758, as type-species of Formica, are discussed by Yarrow, 1954c: 313, Yarrow, 1955a: 5.