Formica viridis

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Formica viridis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Oecophylla smaragdina)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: Formica viridis
Kirby, W., 1819

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


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

  • viridis. Formica viridis Kirby, W. 1819: 478 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of virescens: Roger, 1863b: 10; Dalla Torre, 1893: 177; Emery, 1925b: 52; of smaragdina: Smith, F. 1857a: 53; Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 127.