Pheidole pyriformis

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Pheidole pyriformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. pyriformis
Binomial name
Pheidole pyriformis
Clark, 1938

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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.

  • pyriformis. Pheidole pyriformis Clark, 1938: 371, figs. 10, 11 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

  • Syntype, 2 workers, Reevesby Island, South Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
  • Syntype, worker(s), Reevesby Island, Winceby Island and English Island, South Australia, Australia.



  • Clark, J. 1938. The Sir Joseph Banks Islands. Reports of the McCoy Society for Field Investigation and Research. Part 10. Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 50: 356-382 (page 371, figs. 10, 11 soldier, worker described)