Pheidole kraepelini

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Pheidole kraepelini
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole brevicona)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole kraepelini
Forel, 1901

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

Nomenclature

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

  • kraepelini. Pheidole kraepelini Forel, 1901h: 79 (s.w.) GERMANY (intercepted in quarantine, from Brazil). Junior synonym of brevicona: Wilson, 2003: 667.

References

  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 79, 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 667, Junior synonym of brevicona)