Formica macra

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Formica macra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Oecophylla smaragdina)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: Formica macra
Guérin-Méneville, 1831

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


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

  • macra. Formica macra Guérin-Méneville, 1831, pl. 8, fig. 1 (w.) "Offack". Junior synonym of virescens: Smith, F. 1858b: 29; of smaragdina: Roger, 1863b: 10; Dalla Torre, 1893: 176; Arnold, 1922: 609.