Pheidole bahai

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Pheidole bahai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. bahai
Binomial name
Pheidole bahai
(Forel, 1922)

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Specimen Labels

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • bahai. Tetramorium (Cephalomorium) bahai Forel, 1922: 91 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Pheidole (Hendecapheidole): Santschi, 1925d: 228. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Pheidole: Wilson, 2003: 779.



  • Forel, A. 1922b. Glanures myrmécologiques en 1922. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 87-102 (page 91, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925d. Nouveaux Formicides brésiliens et autres. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 65: 221-247 (page 228, Combination in Pheidole (Hendecapheidole))
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 779, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Forel A. 1922. Glanures myrmécologiques en 1922. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 30: 87-102.
  • Smith M. R. 1955. Remarks concerning the types of five species of ants described by Roger or Forel (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 50: 98-99.