Pheidole saxicola

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Pheidole saxicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. saxicola
Binomial name
Pheidole saxicola
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

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Type Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • saxicola. Pheidole saxicola Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 138, fig. 35 (s.w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 138, fig. 35 soldier, worker described)