Pheidole rugaticeps

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Pheidole rugaticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. rugaticeps
Binomial name
Pheidole rugaticeps
Emery, 1877

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Burkina Faso, Eritrea (type locality), Ethiopia, Mali, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa.
Palaearctic Region: Oman.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • rugaticeps. Pheidole rugaticeps Emery, 1877b: 375 (s.w.q.) ETHIOPIA. Current subspecies: nominal plus arabs.

Type Material

All specimens are pinned with the original locality labels except one soldier.

Description

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