Formica auxillacensis Piton 1935 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: L. Piton. 1935. Taxonomic names, in La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Revue des Sciences Naturelles d'Auvergne (N. S.) 1:65-104

Belongs to Formica according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Civet 1976 and Piton 1935

Sister taxa: Formica alsatica, Formica annosa, Formica arcana, Formica bauckhorni, Formica biamoensis, Formica buphthalma, Formica cantalica, Formica ceps, Formica cockerelli, Formica demersa, Formica eoptera, Formica flavifemoralis, Formica flori, Formica fusca, Formica gibbosa, Formica globiventris, Formica grandis, Formica gravida, Formica gustawi, Formica heteroptera, Formica horrida, Formica immersa, Formica kutscheri, Formica latinodosa, Formica lavateri, Formica linquensis, Formica longicollis, Formica lucida, Formica luteola, Formica macrocephala, Formica macrognatha, Formica macrophthalma, Formica maculipennis, Formica martynovi, Formica neorufibarbis, Formica nigra, Formica obscura, Formica orbata, Formica ovala, Formica palaeopolonica, Formica paleosibirica, Formica parexsecta, Formica parvula, Formica phaethusa, Formica pitoni, Formica primitiva, Formica primordialis, Formica procera, Formica pulchella, Formica quadrata, Formica radchenkoi, Formica robusta, Formica sepulta, Formica serresi, Formica seuberti, Formica strangulata, Formica surinamensis, Formica trigona, Formica tripartita, Formica ungeri, Formica zherikhini

Type specimen: Its type locality is Auxillac (Piton coll), which is in a Messinian crater lake diatomite in France

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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