Pheidole sulcaticeps

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

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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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.

  • sulcaticeps. Pheidole sulcaticeps Roger, 1863a: 193 (s.w.q.m.) SRI LANKA. Current subspecies: nominal plus punensis, vellicans.

Description

Type Material

Eguchi (2008) - I was unable to find the type material of the nominotypical taxon of Pheidole sulcaticeps Roger in a possible depository (Zoologisches Museum an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).

References

  • Eguchi, K. 2008. A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Zootaxa. 1902:1-118. PDF
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 193, soldier, worker, queen, male described)