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Formica rufibarbis (Red-barbed ant)

Wikipedia Abstract

Formica rufibarbis is a European formicine ant of the Formica fusca group. In the classification by Auguste Forel, it is treated in the subgenus Serviformica. F. rufibarbis is subject to a Species Action Plan (SAP) in England, where it is known from only two locations, although it is not considered to be at risk on continental Europe.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom


Dasypogon diadema[1]
Machimus annulipes[1]
Philonicus albiceps[1]
Stenopogon sabaudus[1]


Parasitized by 
Dicrocoelium lanceatum <Unverified Name>[2]
Pollinator of 
Asclepias verticillata (eastern whorled milkweed)[3]


External References



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1Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
3Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
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