Pheidole transversostriata nigridens

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Pheidole transversostriata nigridens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole transversostriata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole transversostriata nigridens
Forel, 1901

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pheidole transversostriata.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nigridens. Pheidole transversostriata var. nigridens Forel, 1901e: 362 (s.w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of transversostriata: Wilson, 2003: 645.


  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 362, soldier, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 645, Junior synonym of transversostriata)