Formica rufa


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Noun1.Formica rufa - reddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlandsFormica rufa - reddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlands
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
genus Formica, Formica - type genus of the Formicidae
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The biology of the thatching ant, Formica rufa obscuripes Forel, in North Dakota.
Formica rufa (ant): This remedy is best known for skin conditions in which there is formication (an itchy, crawly sensation) and wandering pains, such as in arthritis.
According to Locket & Millidge (1951) "It is a long slender spider with a superficial resemblance to the ant Formica rufa Linn.