Pheidole rugaticeps arabs

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Pheidole rugaticeps arabs
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. rugaticeps
Subspecies: P. rugaticeps arabs
Trinomial name
Pheidole rugaticeps arabs
Emery, 1881



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Yemen (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.

  • arabs. Pheidole rugaticeps var. arabs Emery, 1881b: 535 (s.w.q.) YEMEN. Currently subspecies of rugaticeps: Santschi, 1914d: 336.



  • Emery, C. 1881b. Viaggio ad Assab nel Mar Rosso dei Signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Avviso "Esploratore" dal 16 novembre 1879 al 26 febbraio 1880. I. Formiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 16: 525-535 (page 535, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 336, stirps of rugaticeps)