Pheidole incerta

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • incerta. Myrmica incerta Smith, F. 1863: 21 (q.) INDONESIA (Misool I.). Combination in Pheidole: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 471.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Myrmica incerta

Holotype queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “M” (= Misool I.).

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 471, Combination in Pheidole)
  • Smith, F. 1863a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Mysol, Ceram, Waigiou, Bouru and Timor. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 7: 6-48 (page 21, queen described)