Pheidole silvestrii

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Pheidole silvestrii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole rosae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole silvestrii
Emery, 1906

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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 rosae.


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

  • silvestrii. Pheidole silvestrii Emery, 1906c: 146 (s.w.q.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of rosae: Wilson, 2003: 742.


  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 146, soldier, worker, queen described)