Pheidole carapuna chaquimayensis

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Pheidole carapuna chaquimayensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole carapuna)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole carapuna chaquimayensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1925

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


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

  • chaquimayensis. Pheidole carapuna var. chaquimayensis Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 20 (s.m.) PERU. Junior synonym of carapuna: Wilson, 2003: 672.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1925a. Neotropical ants in the collections of the Royal Museum of Stockholm. Ark. Zool. 17A(8 8: 1-55 (page 20, soldier, male described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 672, Junior synonym of carapuna)