Pheidole exasperata

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Pheidole exasperata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. exasperata
Binomial name
Pheidole exasperata
(Mayr, 1866)

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • exasperata. Ischnomyrmex exasperatus Mayr, 1866a: 506, fig. 12 (w.) "ohne Vaterlandsangabe". Combination in Pheidole: Viehmeyer, 1914d: 606.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Eguchi (2001b) - Minor, type locality not indicated on its labels, as noted in Mayr 1866. One syntype (minor, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna was examined and is designated as the lectotype.


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • HUANG Jian-hua, ZHOU Shan-yi. 2006. A Checklist of Family Formicidae of China - Myrmicinae (Part I) (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Journal of Guangxi Normal University. Natural science edition 24: 87-94.
  • Tang J., Li S., Huang E., Zhang B. and Chen Y. 1995. Hymenoptera: Formicidae (1). Economic Insect Fauna of China 47: 1-133.