Pheidole chiapasana

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Pheidole chiapasana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole deceptrix)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole chiapasana
Wilson, 2003

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


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

  • chiapasana. Pheidole chiapasana Wilson, 2003: 273, figs. (s.w.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of deceptrix: Longino, 2009: 25.


  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 273, fig. major, minor described)