Pheidole latinoda

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Pheidole latinoda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. latinoda
Binomial name
Pheidole latinoda
Roger, 1863

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran attracted to bait in a desert area.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Iran.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • latinoda. Pheidole latinoda Roger, 1863a: 195 (s.) SRI LANKA. Mayr, 1865: 101 (w.); Forel, 1885b: 179 (q.); Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 7 (k.). Current subspecies: nominal plus angustior, major, peradeniyae. See also: Bingham, 1903: 236.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 42, karyotype = 20M+22A (India) (Imai et al., 1984).

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