Pheidole gracilipes

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Pheidole gracilipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. gracilipes
Binomial name
Pheidole gracilipes
(Motschoulsky, 1863)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

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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.

  • gracilipes. Leptomyrma gracilipes Motschoulsky, 1863: 17, pl. 2, fig. 3 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Pheidole: Emery, 1892b: 166.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Note sinonimiche sulle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 23: 159-167 (page 166, Combination in Pheidole)
  • Motschoulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'île Ceylan (suite). Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 36(3 3: 1-153 (page 17, pl.2, fig. 3 worker described)