Pheidole vigilans

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Pheidole vigilans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. vigilans
Binomial name
Pheidole vigilans
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), New Zealand, Norfolk Island.

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • vigilans. Atta vigilans Smith, F. 1858b: 166 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Aphaenogaster: Dalla Torre, 1893:108; in Pheidole: Emery, 1915d: 69. Senior synonym of dolichocephala, norfolkensis, parallela, yarrensis: Brown, 1971b: 13.
  • dolichocephala. Pheidole dolichocephala André, 1896b: 262 (s.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of vigilans: Brown, 1971b: 13.
  • parallela. Pheidole ampla var. parallela Forel, 1902h: 435 (s.w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of vigilans: Brown, 1971b: 13.
  • yarrensis. Pheidole ampla var. yarrensis Forel, 1902h: 434 (s.w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of vigilans: Brown, 1971b: 13.
  • norfolkensis. Pheidole ampla subsp. norfolkensis Wheeler, W.M. 1927i: 134, fig. 3 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Donisthorpe, 1941e: 91 (q.m.). Junior synonym of vigilans: Brown, 1971b: 13.

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