Pheidole woodmasoni

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Pheidole woodmasoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. woodmasoni
Binomial name
Pheidole woodmasoni
Forel, 1885

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (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.

  • woodmasoni. Pheidole woodmasoni Forel, 1885b: 180 (s.w.) INDIA. Forel, 1902c: 191 (q.m.); Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 6 (k.).

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 18, karyotype = 18M (India) (Imai et al., 1984).

References

  • Forel, A. 1885b. Indian ants of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal Part II Nat. Sci. 54: 176-182 (page 180, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1902c. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249 (page 191, queen, male described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 6, karyotype described)