Pheidole vinelandica laeviuscula

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Pheidole vinelandica laeviuscula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole bicarinata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole vinelandica laeviuscula
Emery, 1895

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

Nomenclature

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

  • laeviuscula. Pheidole vinelandica subsp. laeviuscula Emery, 1895c: 292 (s.w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of vinelandica: Creighton, 1950a: 172.

References

  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 172, junior synonym of vinelandica)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 292, 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 561, Junior synonym of bicarinata)