Pheidole variabilis mediofusca

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Pheidole variabilis mediofusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. variabilis
Subspecies: P. variabilis mediofusca
Trinomial name
Pheidole variabilis mediofusca
Forel, 1902

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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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.

  • mediofusca. Pheidole variabilis r. mediofusca Forel, 1902h: 425 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Emery, 1914f: 402. Currently subspecies of variabilis: Emery, 1922e: 97.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1914f. Les fourmis de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et des îles Loyalty. Nova Caled. A Zool. 1: 393-437 (page 402, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 97, subspecies of variabilis)
  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 425, soldier, worker described)