Pheidole elegans

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Pheidole elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. elegans
Binomial name
Pheidole elegans
Donisthorpe, 1938

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on 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.

  • elegans. Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) elegans Donisthorpe, 1938a: 144, figs. 3, 4 (w.) NEW GUINEA.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938a. Five new species of ant, chiefly from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(1): 140-148 (page 144, figs. 3, 4 worker described)