Formica foetida Buckley

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Formica foetida
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Forelius mccooki)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: Formica foetida
Buckley, 1866

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Forelius mccooki.


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

  • foetida. Formica foetida Buckley, 1866: 167 (w.q.) U.S.A. Crozier, 1970: 113 (k.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1974b: 401 (l.). [Junior primary homonym of Formica foetida Linnaeus, 1758: 582 (now in Pachycondyla).] Replacement name: mccooki McCook, 1880: 187.