Pheidole tasmaniensis

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Pheidole tasmaniensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. tasmaniensis
Binomial name
Pheidole tasmaniensis
Mayr, 1866

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

This species is a host for the eucharitid wasp Orasemorpha xeniades (a parasite) (Universal Chalcidoidea Database) (primary host).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tasmaniensis. Pheidole tasmaniensis Mayr, 1866a: 511 (s.) TASMANIA. Current subspecies: nominal plus continentis.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 511, soldier described)