Pheidole arnoldi

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Pheidole arnoldi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. arnoldi
Binomial name
Pheidole arnoldi
Forel, 1913

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Specimen Labels



A member of the excellens species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • arnoldi. Pheidole arnoldi Forel, 1913a: 130 (s.w.) ZIMBABWE. Arnold, 1920a: 447 (q.m.). Current subspecies: nominal plus ballaensis, rufescens (unresolved junior homonym).



  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 447, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 130, soldier, worker described)