Pheidole kohli

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Pheidole kohli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. kohli
Binomial name
Pheidole kohli
Mayr, 1901

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (type locality), South Africa.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • kohli. Pheidole kohli Mayr, 1901b: 11 (footnote) (s.w.) KENYA.



  • Wasmann, E. 1915d. Anergatides Kohli, eine neue arbeiterlose Schmarotzerameise vom oberen Kongo (Hym., Form.). Entomol. Mitt. 4: 279-288 (page 283, pl. 7,8 queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1955c. The ant larvae of the myrmicine tribe Solenopsidini. Am. Midl. Nat. 54: 119-141 (page 130, larva described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1984b. Tropical social parasites in the ant genus Pheidole, with an analysis of the anatomical parasitic syndrome (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insectes Soc. 31: 316-334 (page 328, junior secondary homonym of kohli Mayr; replacement name Pheidole neokohli)
  • Mayr, G. 1901b. Südafrikanische Formiciden, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Brauns. Ann. K-K. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 16: 1-30 (page 11, soldier, worker described)