Pheidole njassae legitima

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Pheidole njassae legitima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. njassae
Subspecies: P. njassae legitima
Trinomial name
Pheidole njassae legitima
Santschi, 1916



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: United Republic of Tanzania.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • sculptior. Pheidole njassae var. sculptior Viehmeyer, 1914b: 36 (s.w.) TANZANIA. [Junior primary homonym of sculptior Forel, above.] Replacement name: legitima Santschi, 1916d: 242.
  • legitima. Pheidole njassae var. legitima Santschi, 1916d: 242. Replacement name for sculptior Viehmeyer, 1914b: 36. [Junior primary homonym of sculptior Forel, 1893g: 414.]



  • Forel, A. 1893j. Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent, récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1893: 333-418 (page 414, primary homonym)
  • Santschi, F. 1916d. Rectifications à la nomenclature de quelques Formicides (Hym.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916: 242-243 (page 242, replacement name for sculptior)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 36, junior primary homonym of sculptior)