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Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Formica rufa: Nylander, 1856b PDF: 60; Emery & Forel, 1879: 450; Dalla Torre, 1893: 208; Formicidae). Transactions of the Society for British Entomology 12:1-48. [1955-03-22]">Yarrow, 1955a PDF: 3.
Subspecies of Formica rufa: Forel, 1915d: 58; Emery, 1925d PDF: 253; Stitz, 1939: 339; Boven, 1947: 189.
Status as species: Bondroit, 1917a PDF: 174; Müller, 1923b PDF: 144; Betrem, 1926 PDF: 212; Betrem, 1960b: 64; Formicidae, g. Formica). [In Russian.]. Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. [1967-03-14>]">Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 93; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971 PDF: 187; Kutter, 1977c: 272; Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 144.
Senior synonym of Formica minor: Betrem, 1960b: 64; Formicidae, g. Formica). [In Russian.]. Moskva: Nauka Publishing House, 236 pp. [1967-03-14>]">Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 93; of Formica nuda: Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 93; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971 PDF: 187; of Formica major: Radchenko, 2007: 37 (Formica major is best regarded as a nomen oblitum, therefore Formica polyctena takes priority).
See also: Mabelis, 1979: 451; Gösswald, 1989: 18; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 279; Formica rufa L. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Gorce Mts; interspecific and intraspecific variations. Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 46:125-141. [1996]">Czechowski & Douwes, 1996: 125.

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