Pheidole crassinoda

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Pheidole crassinoda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. crassinoda
Binomial name
Pheidole crassinoda
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

A member of the speculifera species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa (type locality), Uganda.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • crassinoda. Pheidole crassinoda Emery, 1895h: 32 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Mayr, 1907b: 12 (q.m.). [P. crassinoda Forel, 1894b: 94. Nomen nudum, attributed to Emery.] Current subspecies: nominal plus pluto, ruspolii, sordidula.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 32, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1894b. Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller etc. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 64-100 (page 94, P. crassinoda Forel, 1894; nomen nudum; attributed to Emery.)
  • Mayr, G. 1907b. 2. Formicidae. Pp. 7-24 in: Sjöstedt, Y. 1907-1910. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905-1906. 2. Band, Abt. 8. Stockholm: K. Schwed. Akad. (page 12, queen, male described)