Pheidole termitophila

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Pheidole termitophila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. termitophila
Binomial name
Pheidole termitophila
Forel, 1904

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sudan (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.

  • termitophila. Pheidole termitophila Forel, 1904h: 13 (s.w.q.) SUDAN. Current subspecies: nominal plus liberiensis.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1904j. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Pp. 13-15 in: Wasmann, E. Termitophilen aus dem Sudan. In: Jägerskiöld, L. A. Results of the Swedish Zoological Expedition to Egypt and the White Nile, 1901. Part 1 (no. 13). Uppsala: Library of the Royal Unive (page 13, soldier, worker, queen described)