Pheidole occipitalis adami

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pheidole occipitalis adami
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. occipitalis
Subspecies: P. occipitalis adami
Trinomial name
Pheidole occipitalis adami
Santschi, 1939

Identification

A member of the speculifera species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • adami. Pheidole occipitalis var. adami Santschi, 1939f: 161 (w.) GUINEA.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1939f. Résultats scientifiques des croisières du navire-école belge, "Mercator". XIV. Formicidae s. lt. Mém. Mus. R. Hist. Nat. Belg. (2) 15: 159-167 (page 161, worker described)