Pheidole cairnsiana

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • cairnsiana. Pheidole javana var. cairnsiana Forel, 1902h: 438 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 76.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 438, soldier, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 76, raised to species)