Pheidole cryptocera

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

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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




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

  • cryptocera. Pheidole cryptocera Emery, 1900c: 324, pl. 8, figs. 26, 27 (s.w.q.) NEW GUINEA.



  • 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 324, pl. 8, figs. 26, 27 soldier, worker, queen described)