Pheidole minima

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

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Guinea, Mali.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • minima. Pheidole minima Mayr, 1901a: 275 (s.w.) CAMEROUN. Current subspecies: nominal plus catella, faurei, malelana.

Description

References

  • Mayr, G. 1901a [1900]. Drei neue Formiciden aus Kamerun gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. Reinhold Buchholz. Entomol. Tidskr. 21: 273-279 (page 275, soldier, worker described)