Pheidole spathifera yerburyi

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Pheidole spathifera yerburyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. spathifera
Subspecies: P. spathifera yerburyi
Trinomial name
Pheidole spathifera yerburyi
Forel, 1902



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • yerburyi. Pheidole spathifera var. yerburyi Forel, 1902c: 168 (s.), 188 (w.q.) SRI LANKA. [Also described as new by Forel, 1902f: 540.] [P. spathifera var. yerburyi Emery, 1901f: 118. Nomen nudum.]



  • Emery, C. 1901h. Ameisen gesammelt in Ceylon von Dr. W. Horn 1899. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1901: 113-122 (page 118, P. spathifera var. yerburyi Emery: 1901: 118;nomen nudum)
  • Forel, A. 1902c. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249 (page 168, 188, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1902g. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part IX. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 14: 520-546 (page 540, also described as new)