Type location Europe
(Formica nigra, Linnaeus, 1758: 580, worker).
(1758) description is at . Bondroit's (1918)
re-description is at . Seifert's (1992) re-description is at .
Oxford University Museum
photomontages are of workers from the United Kingdom,
Nottingham, Silverdale Estate, collected by Brian Taylor, with males
and queens, June 2002.