Formica pilosa Smith, F.

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Formica pilosa
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Colobopsis leonardi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Formica pilosa
Smith, F., 1857

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Colobopsis leonardi.


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

  • pilosa. Formica pilosa Smith, F. 1857a: 54 (w.) BORNEO. [Junior primary homonym of pilosa Olivier, above.] Replacement name (first available): leonardi Emery, 1889b: 515 (see there). Combination in Colobopsis: Mayr, 1862: 691; in Camponotus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 247; in C. (Colobopsis): Forel, 1912i: 90. Senior synonym of pubescens: Emery, 1900d: 706.