Pheidole njassae

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Pheidole njassae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. njassae
Binomial name
Pheidole njassae
Viehmeyer, 1914

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Type Label


A member of the excellens species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: 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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • njassae. Pheidole njassae Viehmeyer, 1914b: 35 (s.w.) TANZANIA. Current subspecies: nominal plus legitima.



  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 35, soldier, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Ross S. R. P. J., F. Hita Garcia, G. Fischer, and M. K. Peters. 2018. Selective logging intensity in an East African rain forest predicts reductions in ant diversity. Biotropica 1-11.
  • Vanthomme H., A. Alonso, E. Tobi, C. L. Rolegha, F. Hita Garcia, J. B. Mikissa, and L. E. Alonso. 2017. Associations of ant species to land cover types and human disturbance in south-west Gabon. African Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/aje.12362