Forelius pruinosus (Roger 1863)

Dolichoderinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker face view

worker lateral view


Southern United States to Costa Rica. Costa Rica: northwestern lowlands.


Pronotum relatively evenly arched with more than 2 erect setae (pronotum flatter and with only two setae in JTL-001).

Natural History

This species occurs in the most arid portions of Costa Rica. Jenny Jacobs collected it on some of the small islands near the Santa Elena Peninsula, and Phil Ward collected it near Playa Nancite in Santa Rosa National Park.

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505

Date of this version: 5 November 2007.
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