Pheidole megacephalotes

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Pheidole megacephalotes
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara diversa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidole megacephalotes
Dalla Torre, 1892

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

Nomenclature

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

  • megacephalotes. Pheidole megacephalotes Dalla Torre, 1892: 90. [Unnecessary replacement name for megacephala Smith, above.] Junior synonym of megacephala: Dalla Torre, 1893: 73.

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