Pheidole nemoralis petax

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Pheidole nemoralis petax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. nemoralis
Subspecies: P. nemoralis petax
Trinomial name
Pheidole nemoralis petax
Forel, 1895

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).

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.

  • petax. Pheidole nemoralis var. petax Forel, 1895h: 488 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR.



  • Forel, A. 1895i. Quelques fourmis du centre de Madagascar. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 485-488 (page 488, soldier, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (see also)