Forelius rufus pilipes

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Forelius rufus pilipes
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Forelius brasiliensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: Forelius rufus pilipes
Santschi, 1920

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • pilipes. Forelius rufus var. pilipes Santschi, 1920d: 382 (w.) ARGENTINA. [Forelius rufus var. pilipes Santschi, 1919f: 53. Nomen nudum.] Subspecies of brasiliensis: Santschi, 1922b: 374. Junior synonym of brasiliensis: Cuezzo, 2000: 229.