Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii

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Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. crassinoda
Subspecies: P. crassinoda ruspolii
Trinomial name
Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii
Emery, 1897

Identification

A member of the speculifera species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Kenya, Zimbabwe.


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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.

  • ruspolii. Pheidole crassinoda subsp. ruspolii Emery, 1897e: 597 (s.w.) ETHIOPIA. Forel, 1907c: 138 (m.); Arnold, 1920a: 475 (q.).

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 475, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1897f. Formiche raccolte da Don Eugenio dei Principi Ruspoli, durante l'ultimo suo viaggio nelle regioni dei Somali e dei Galla. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 595-605 (page 597, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1907f. Fourmis d'Ethiopie récoltées par M. le baron Maurice de Rothschild en 1905. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 26: 129-144 (page 138, male described)