Tapinoma anale

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Tapinoma anale
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Forelius pruinosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: Tapinoma anale
André, 1893

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

Nomenclature

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

  • analis. Tapinoma anale André, 1893b: 148 (w.) MEXICO. Combination in Iridomyrmex: Forel, 1908b: 62; in Forelius: Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1986g: 13. Subspecies of pruinosus: Emery, 1895c: 333; Wheeler, W.M. 1913b: 497; Creighton, 1950a: 343; Shattuck, 1994: 96. Junior synonym of pruinosus: Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1986g: 13; Bolton, 1995b: 190. Status as species: Forel, 1908b: 62; Emery, 1913a: 26; Cuezzo, 2000: 222. Junior synonym of pruinosus: Ward, 2005: 9.

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