Forelius maccooki instabilis

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

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


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

  • instabilis. Forelius maccooki st. instabilis Santschi, 1920d: 382 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of obscuratus: Santschi, 1922b: 374. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Kusnezov, 1957b: 16 (in key). Junior synonym of breviscapus: Cuezzo, 2000: 235.