Forelius nigriventris

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

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Bolivia, Paraguay.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigriventris. Forelius nigriventris Forel, 1912h: 44 (w.) ARGENTINA. Brèthes, 1914b: 233 (q.); Cuezzo, 2000: 259 (m.). Senior synonym of modesta, transiens: Cuezzo, 2000: 257. See also: Gallardo, 1916a: 81.
  • modesta. Forelius nigriventris var. modesta Santschi, 1922b: 374 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of nigriventris: Cuezzo, 2000: 257.
  • transiens. Forelius nigriventris var. transiens Santschi, 1922b: 374 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of nigriventris: Cuezzo, 2000: 257.

Description

References

  • Brèthes, J. 1914b. Sur les formes sexuelles de deux Dolichodérines. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 26: 231-234 (page 233, queen described)
  • Cuezzo, F. 2000. Revisión del género Forelius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae). Sociobiology 35: 197-275 (page 259, male described)
  • Cuezzo, F. 2000. Revisión del género Forelius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae). Sociobiology 35: 197-275 (page 257, Senior synonym of modesta and transiens)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 44, worker described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 81, see also)