Pheidolacanthinus armatus

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pheidolacanthinus armatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole quadrispinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidolacanthinus armatus
Smith, F., 1865

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pheidole quadrispinosa.


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

  • armatus. Pheidolacanthinus armatus Smith, F. 1865: 75, pl. 4, fig. 8 (s.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of quadrispinosa: Donisthorpe, 1938a: 144.