Pheidole hartmeyeri

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Pheidole hartmeyeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. hartmeyeri
Binomial name
Pheidole hartmeyeri
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels

A large arid and semi-arid area species. It typically surrounds its nest with seed husks, mainly those of saltbush (Atriplex).

Identification

Heterick (2009) - The major workers are medium-sized ants with large, elongate mandibles.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Minor

Major

Nomenclature

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

  • hartmeyeri. Pheidole hartmeyeri Forel, 1907h: 280 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

Description

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