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Forelophilus overbecki casent0102378 profile 1.jpg
F. overbecki worker from Malaysia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Forelophilus
Kutter, 1931
Type species
Forelophilus overbecki
3 species

Forelophilus is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] The genus is known from Java, Borneo and the Philippines.[3]



  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Forelophilus". AntCat. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Forelophilus". AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Zettel, H.; Zimmermann, D. (2007). "On the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Philippine Islands: II. The genus Forelophilus Kutter, 1931.". Asian Myrmecology 1: 19–30. 

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