Pheidole katonae

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Pheidole katonae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. katonae
Binomial name
Pheidole katonae
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels


A member of the excellens species group.

Collingwood and Agosti (1996) - SI 0.5, HW/PPW O.313. The head shape of the large workers is similar to that of Pheidole sculpturata but the reduced head sculpture and less abundant oblique appendage pubescence justify specific distinction.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, United Republic of Tanzania.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • katonae. Pheidole sculpturata subsp. katonae Forel, 1907a: 21 (w.) TANZANIA. Raised to species: Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 323.