Forelius chalybaeus debenedettii

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Forelius chalybaeus debenedettii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Forelius grandis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: Forelius chalybaeus debenedettii
Santschi, 1919

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Forelius grandis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • debenedettii. Forelius chalybaeus st. debenedettii Santschi, 1919f: 53 (w.) ARGENTINA. Subspecies of grandis: Kempf, 1972a: 109. Junior synonym of grandis: Cuezzo, 2000: 242.