Pheidole emeryi

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Pheidole emeryi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole tristis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole emeryi
Mayr, 1887

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


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

  • emeryi. Pheidole emeryi Mayr, 1887: 589 (s.), 599 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of tristis: Kempf, 1965: 183.


  • Krausse, A. H. 1912b. Eine neue Ameisenform von Sardinien (Pheidole pallidula v. n. Emeryi m.). Int. Entomol. Z. 6: 169 (page 169, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1936c. Liste et descriptions de fourmis du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 198-210 (page 200, replacement name: obscura: junior primary homonym of emeryi.)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1965. Nota preliminar sôbre algumas formigas neotrópicas, descritas por Frederick Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Biol. 25: 181-186 (page 183, junior synonym of tristis)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 589, soldier described)