Pheidole cervicornis

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Pheidole cervicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. cervicornis
Binomial name
Pheidole cervicornis
Emery, 1900

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Pheidole cervicornis for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cervicornis. Pheidole cervicornis Emery, 1900c: 322, pl. 8, fig. 25 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Pheidolacanthinus): Emery, 1921f: 82; Donisthorpe, 1947b: 174.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1947b. Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) striatus sp. n. from New Guinea, with notes on the subgenus Pheidolacanthinus F. Smith (Hym., Formicidae). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 83: 172-174 (page 174, Combination in P. (Pheidolacanthinus))
  • Emery, C. 1900b. Formicidarum species novae vel minus cognitae in collectione Musaei Nationalis Hungarici quas in Nova-Guinea, colonia germanica, collegit L. Biró. Publicatio secunda. Természetr. Füz. 23: 310-338 (page 322, pl. 8, fig. 25 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 82, Combination in P. (Pheidolacanthinus))
  • Sarnat, E. M.; Fischer, G.; Economo, E. P. 2016. Inordinate spinescence: taxonomic revision and microtomography of the Pheidole cervicornis species group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). PLoS ONE 11:e0156709.