Pheidole singaporensis

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Pheidole singaporensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. singaporensis
Binomial name
Pheidole singaporensis
Özdikmen, 2010

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines, Singapore (type locality).
Oriental Region: India.

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.

  • longipes. Myrmica longipes Smith, F. 1857a: 70, pl. 1, fig. 6 (w.) SINGAPORE. Combination in Ischnomyrmex: Mayr, 1862: 739; Emery, 1922e: 114; in Aphaenogaster: Emery, 1895k: 470; Bingham, 1903: 272; in Pheidole (Isopheidole): Forel, 1912m: 765; in P. (Ischnomyrmex): Forel, 1913k: 49; Viehmeyer, 1914d: 608; in Pheidole: Bolton, 1995b: 324. Crawley, 1924: 391 (s.q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953b: 80 (l.). Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, above: Bolton, 1995b: 324. Replacement name: singaporensis Özdikmen, 2010b: 804. See also: Eguchi, 2001b: 71.
  • singaporensis. Pheidole singaporensis Özdikmen, 2010b: 804. Replacement name for Myrmica longipes Smith, F. 1857a: 70. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, 1802c: 233.] Current subspecies: nominal plus conicollis, continentis (unresolved junior homonym), pseudola.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Myrmica longipes

Three worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Card with two syntypes labelled “Sing. 28,” card with a single syntype labelled “Singapore, Wallace.”



  • Fikáček, Martin, Munetoshi Maruyama, Dominik Vondráček & Andrew E. Z. Short. 2013. Chimaerocyon gen. nov., a morphologically aberrant myrmecophilous genus of water scavenger beetle (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae). Zootaxa 3716: 277–288.