Forelius pruinosus (Roger, 1863)     
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Formicidae   >   Genus Forelius   


Found in a variety of xeric habitats, including dry forests and fields (including cultivated fields), hilltops, oak and pine dunes, xerophyl scrub, shrub steppe, and grassy fields, but also on lawns and roadsides. Smith (1979) noted that they are considered a house pest in the Gulf Coast states. (See Frye et al., 2014)

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Forelius pruinosus in Worcester Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Forelius pruinosus specimen. Contributed by April Nobile. Photo by AntWeb Data. (MBP list)

Forelius pruinosus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/5/2018). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

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