Pheidole indistincta

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Pheidole indistincta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole pubiventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole indistincta
Forel, 1899

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


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

  • indistincta. Pheidole indistincta Forel, 1899c: 75 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Junior synonym of pubiventris: Longino, 2009: 66. See also: Wilson, 2003: 196.


  • Forel, A. 1899e. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 57-80 (page 75, soldier, worker 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 196, fig. major, minor described)