Pheidologeton rugosus

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Pheidologeton rugosus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Carebara rugoflabella)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton rugosus
Karavaiev, 1935

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Carebara rugoflabella.


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

  • rugosus. Pheidologeton rugosus Karavaiev, 1935a: 95 (s.w.) INDONESIA (Java). [Junior secondary homonym of Carebara ampla rugosa Santschi, 1928.] Replacement name: Carebara rugoflabella Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.


  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.
  • Karavaiev, V. 1935a. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118 (page 95, soldier, worker described)