Pheidole spinulosa messalina

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Pheidole spinulosa messalina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. spinulosa
Subspecies: P. spinulosa messalina
Trinomial name
Pheidole spinulosa messalina
Forel, 1910

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Lesotho (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • messalina. Pheidole spinulosa subsp. messalina Forel, 1910e: 440 (s.m.) LESOTHO.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 440, soldier, male described)