Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


red wood ant
Formica rufa Linnaeus

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica


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References

Common Name Reference: Web Search - http://www.bioimages.org.uk/HTML/T24014.HTM
Scientific Name Reference: Hymenoptera Name Server - http://atbi.biosci.ohio-state.edu:210/hymenoptera/nomenclator.name_entry?text_entry=formica+rufa&Submit=Submit+Query