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Genus: Forelius   Emery, 1888 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

18 species

Forelius Emery, 1888d PDF: 389. Type-species: Iridomyrmex mccooki, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Forelius references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 168 (catalogue); Emery, 1913a PDF: 35 (diagnosis, catalogue); Gallardo, 1916b PDF: 74 (Argentina species key); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 343 (North America species, review); Kusnezov, 1957e PDF: 16 (Neotropical species key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 108, 160 (Neotropical Forelius, Neoforelius catalogues); Smith, 1979: 1419 (North America catalogue); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 56 (U.S.A., Nevada species key); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 344 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 87 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 91 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 190 (catalogue); Cuezzo, 2000 PDF: 197 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Mackay & MacKay, 2002 PDF: 227 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Guerrero & Fernández, 2008 PDF: 58 (addition to key).

Taxon Page Images:

Forelius pruinosus brood nest with eggs and young larvae. Mojave National Preserve, California, USA.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-22 05:46:58 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 05:44:13 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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