Pheidole atua

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Pheidole atua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. atua
Binomial name
Pheidole atua
Wilson & Taylor, 1967

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Holotype Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Samoa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • atua. Pheidole atua Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 43, fig. 32 (s.w.) SAMOA.

Description

References

  • Wilson, E. O.; Taylor, R. W. 1967b. The ants of Polynesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 14: 1-109 (page 43, fig. 32 soldier, worker described)