Pheidole ampla mackayensis

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Pheidole ampla mackayensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. ampla
Subspecies: P. ampla mackayensis
Trinomial name
Pheidole ampla mackayensis
Forel, 1902



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mackayensis. Pheidole ampla var. mackayensis Forel, 1902h: 436 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Forel, 1915b: 57 (m.).
    • Subspecies of ampla: Forel, 1915b: 57; Emery, 1922e: 96; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 75; Bolton, 1995b: 325.

Type Material



  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 436, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 57, male described)