Forelius Emery

Ivanov, Kaloyan, Hightower, Liberty, Dash, Shawn T. & Keiper, Joe B., 2019, 150 years in the making: first comprehensive list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Virginia, USA, Zootaxa 4554 (2), pp. 532-560: 538

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Forelius Emery


Forelius Emery 

pruinosus (Roger). Fairfax, Isle of Wight, Mecklenburg, Northampton, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, York (MCZ, USNM, VMNH). Literature records: Virginia Beach ( Guenard & Drew 2011), “ Virginia ” ( Peck et al. 1998, Guenard et al. 2012).

MD- sp. B. Henrico: City of Richmond (M. Deyrup pers. comm.). Literature records: “ Virginia ” ( Deyrup 2016).

Uncertain taxonomic status. According to Deyrup (2016), this yellowish species is commonly found in open areas of the southeastern United States; including somewhat disturbed sites (see comments in Deyrup 2016). We have not yet collected this species in Virginia.