Pheidole hewitti

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Pheidole hewitti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. hewitti
Binomial name
Pheidole hewitti
Santschi, 1932

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Specimen Labels

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • hewitti. Pheidole hewitti Santschi, 1932a: 382, figs. 1-4 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Senior synonym of hewitti Arnold: Arnold, 1952a: 462.
  • hewitti. Pheidole capensis var. hewitti Arnold, 1944: 6 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of hewitti Santschi: Arnold, 1952a: 462.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1944. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 5. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 1-38 (page 6, soldier, worker described)
  • Arnold, G. 1952a. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 10. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 460-493 (page 462, junior synonym of hewitti)
  • Arnold, G. 1952a. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 10. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 460-493 (page 462, senior synonym of hewitti)
  • Santschi, F. 1932b. Formicides sud-africains. Pp. 381-392 in: Jeannel, R. (ed.) Société Entomologique de France. Livre du centenaire. Paris: Société Entomologique de France, xii + 729 pp. (page 382, figs. 1-4 soldier, worker described)