Pheidole variolosa

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Pheidole variolosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. variolosa
Binomial name
Pheidole variolosa
Emery, 1892

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Somalia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • variolosa. Pheidole variolosa Emery, 1892a: 113 (w.) SOMALIA. Menozzi, 1930b: 82 (s.).

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1892b. Sopra alcune formiche raccolte dall'Ingegnere L. Bricchetti Robecchi nel paese dei Somali. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 32[=(2(12): 113-122 (page 113, worker described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1930b. Formiche della Somalia italiana meridionale. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 9: 76-130 (page 82, soldier described)