Pheidole singularis

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Pheidole singularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. singularis
Binomial name
Pheidole singularis
Smith, F., 1863

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), New Guinea.

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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.

  • singularis. Pheidole singularis Smith, F. 1863: 22 (w.) INDONESIA (Misool I.). Combination in P. (Pheidolacanthinus): Emery, 1921f: 82.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Holotype worker major in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “M.”

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 82, Combination in P. (Pheidolacanthinus))
  • Smith, F. 1863a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Mysol, Ceram, Waigiou, Bouru and Timor. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 7: 6-48 (page 22, worker described)