Pheidole ceylonica

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Pheidole ceylonica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. ceylonica
Binomial name
Pheidole ceylonica
(Motschoulsky, 1863)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (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.

  • ceylonica. Oecophthora ceylonica Motschoulsky, 1863: 18 (s.w.q.m.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Pheidole: Mayr, 1863: 438.

Description

References

  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 438, Combination in Pheidole)
  • Motschoulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'île Ceylan (suite). Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 36(3 3: 1-153 (page 18, soldier, worker, queen, male described)