Protonym: Formica viridis
Authorship Kirby, 1819: 478
Forms q.
Bioregion Australasia
Primary type information Primary type material: syntype queen(s) (number not stated). Primary type locality: Australia (“New Holland”): “Habitat in Australasia septentrionali” (R. Brown). Primary type depository: BMNH.
Type notes Type series may also include workers as Kirby writes, “This is the ant the bite of which Sir Joseph Banks found so painful.”
Taxa belonging to this protonym
Formica viridis Species Obsolete combination
an obsolete combination of Oecophylla viridis (Kirby, 1819)
Original combination
Oecophylla viridis Species Synonym
junior synonym of current valid taxon Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775)