Pheidole proxima bombalensis

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Pheidole proxima bombalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. proxima
Subspecies: P. proxima bombalensis
Trinomial name
Pheidole proxima bombalensis
Forel, 1910



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • bombalensis. Pheidole proxima subsp. bombalensis Forel, 1910b: 43 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Clark, 1929: 121. Currently subspecies of proxima: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 77.

Type Material



  • Clark, J. 1929b. Results of a collecting trip to the Cann River, East Gippsland. Vic. Nat. (Melb.) 46: 115-123 (page 121, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 43, soldier, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 77, subspecies of proxima)