Pheidole sagana

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Pheidole sagana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole nitidicollis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole sagana
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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Type Specimen Label

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pheidole nitidicollis.


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

  • sagana. Pheidole sagana Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 169 (s.w.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of nitidicollis: Longino, 2009: 58.See also: Wilson, 2003: 501.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934g. Neotropical ants collected by Dr. Elisabeth Skwarra and others. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77: 157-240 (page 169, soldier, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 501, fig. major, minor described)