Pheidologeton silvestrii

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Pheidologeton silvestrii
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Carebara luzonensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton silvestrii
Wheeler, W.M., 1929

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Type Specimen Label

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Carebara luzonensis.

Nomenclature

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

  • silvestrii. Pheidologeton silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. 1929g: 51 (s.) PHILIPPINES. [Junior primary homonym of silvestrii Santschi, 1914b.] Replacement name: Carebara luzonensis Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 258, listed)
  • 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.
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929h. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Formosa, the Malay Peninsula and the Philippines. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 24: 27-64 (page 51, soldier described)