Pheidole diffusa

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Pheidole diffusa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. diffusa
Binomial name
Pheidole diffusa
(Jerdon, 1851)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • diffusa. Oecodoma diffusa Jerdon, 1851: 109 (s.w.) INDIA. Combination in Pheidole: Smith, F. 1858b: 173.

Description

References

  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 109, soldier, worker described)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 173, Combination in Pheidole)