Forelius albiventris

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Forelius albiventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: F. albiventris
Binomial name
Forelius albiventris
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • albiventris. Forelius chalybaeus r. albiventris Forel, 1912h: 45 (w.) ARGENTINA. Cuezzo, 2000: 216 (q.m.). Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1954b: 37; Kusnezov, 1957b: 16 (in key). See also: Gallardo, 1916a: 89; Cuezzo, 2000: 215.



  • Cuezzo, F. 2000. Revisión del género Forelius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae). Sociobiology 35: 197-275 (page 216, queen, male described)
  • Cuezzo, F. 2000. Revisión del género Forelius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae). Sociobiology 35: 197-275 (page 215, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 45, worker described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 89, see also)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1954b. Phyletische Bedeutung der Maxillar- und Labialtaster der Ameisen. Zool. Anz. 153: 28-38 (page 37, raised to species)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1957e. Nuevas especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Soc. Urug. Entomol. 2: 7-18 (page 16, raised to species (in key)gal)