Pheidole caffra amoena

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Pheidole caffra amoena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. caffra
Subspecies: P. caffra amoena
Trinomial name
Pheidole caffra amoena
Forel, 1911

Identification

A member of the speculifera species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • amoena. Pheidole caffra var. amoena Forel, 1911d: 365 (s.) ETHIOPIA.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 365, soldier described)