Pheidole proxima bombalensis

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

Description

References

  • 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)