Melophorus insularis

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Melophorus insularis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorus aeneovirens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: Melophorus insularis
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • insularis. Melophorus insularis Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 151 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Junior synonym of aeneovirens: Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck, 2007: 75.