Pheidole bifurca

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Pheidole bifurca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. bifurca
Binomial name
Pheidole bifurca
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • bifurca. Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) bifurcus Donisthorpe, 1941b: 36 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941b. New ants from Waigeu Island, New Guinea, and the Solomons. Entomologist 74: 36-42 (page 36, soldier, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1947. Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) striatus sp. n. from New Guinea, with notes on the subgenus Pheidolacanthinus F. Smith (Hym., Formicidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 83:172-174.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1941. New Ants From Waigeu Island, New Guinea, And the Solomons. The Entomologist (74):36-43.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1941. New Ants from Waigeu Island, New Guinea and the Solomons. The Entomologist. 74:36-43.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1943. The Ants of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11 (10): 433-475.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.