Pheidole melanogaster

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Pheidole melanogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. melanogaster
Binomial name
Pheidole melanogaster
Donisthorpe, 1943

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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 melanogaster for further details




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

  • melanogaster. Pheidole (Pheidole) melanogaster Donisthorpe, 1943d: 448 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943e. The ants (Hym., Formicidae) of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 433-475 (page 448, soldier, worker described)