Pheidole brevicornis

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Pheidole brevicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. brevicornis
Binomial name
Pheidole brevicornis
Mayr, 1876

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • brevicornis. Pheidole brevicornis Mayr, 1876: 106 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1972b: 243 (l.).

Type Material

  • Syntype, worker(s), Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.



  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 106, soldier, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1972b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Myrmicinae: second supplement on the tribes Myrmicini and Pheidolini. J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 7: 233-246 (page 243, larva described)