Pheidole areniphila

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Pheidole areniphila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. areniphila
Binomial name
Pheidole areniphila
Forel, 1910
Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • arenicola. Pheidole arenicola Forel, 1910f: 11 (s.w.q.m.) BOTSWANA. [Junior primary homonym of arenicola Emery, above.] Replacement name: areniphila Forel, 1910a: 30 (footnote).
  • areniphila. Pheidole areniphila Forel, 1910a: 30 (footnote). Replacement name for arenicola Forel, 1910f: 11. [Junior primary homonym of arenicola Emery, 1894g: 390.] Current subspecies: nominal plus aurora.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1894h. [Untitled.]. Pp. 373-401 in: Ihering, H. von. Die Ameisen von Rio Grande do Sul. Berl. Entomol. Z. 39:321-447. (page 390, junior primary homonym of arenicola)
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 30, replacement name for arenicola)