Pheidole vasliti hirtula

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Pheidole hirtula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole obtusospinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole vasliti hirtula
Forel, 1899

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • hirtula. Pheidole vasliti var. hirtula Forel, 1899c: 65 (s.w.) MEXICO.
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1909b: 232 (q.).
    • Raised to species and senior synonym of acolhua: Creighton, 1958: 211.
    • Junior synonym of obtusospinosa: Vázquez-Franco & Morrone, 2022: 15.
    • See also: Wilson, 2003: 578.