Pheidole cheesmanae

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Pheidole cheesmanae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. cheesmanae
Binomial name
Pheidole cheesmanae
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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




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

  • cheesmanae. Pheidole (Pheidole) cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1941h: 55 (q.) NEW GUINEA.

Type Material

  • Holotype, dealate queen, Mt. Baduri, Japen Island, 1000ft., Indonesia, August 1938, L. E. Cheesman, The Natural History Museum; in mossy forest.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941h. The ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 91: 51-64 (page 55, queen described)