Pheidole semilaevis

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

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Specimen Labels

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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.

  • semilaevis. Pheidole radoszkowskii var. semilaevis Forel, 1901e: 363 (s.) BRAZIL. Raised to species: Santschi, 1929d: 287. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Pheidole: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 363, soldier described)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 287, raised to species)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 779, see also)