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This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pheidole.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- PHIDOLE [junior synonym of Pheidole]
- Phidole Bingham, 1903: 220, unjustified emendation of Pheidole.
- Phidole junior synonym of Pheidole: Wheeler, 1922a: 806.
- Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 220, Phidole; Unjustified emendation of Pheidole)
- Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 233, Phidole as junior synonym of Pheidole)
- Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 806, Phidole as junior synonym of Pheidole)