Pheidole hercules

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Pheidole hercules
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. hercules
Binomial name
Pheidole hercules
Donisthorpe, 1941

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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 hercules for further details




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

  • hercules. Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) hercules Donisthorpe, 1941h: 53 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941h. The ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 91: 51-64 (page 53, soldier, worker described)