Pheidologeton arnoldi

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Pheidologeton arnoldi
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Carebara kunensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton arnoldi
Santschi, 1928

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Carebara kunensis.


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

  • arnoldi. Pheidologeton arnoldi Santschi, 1928f: 198, fig. 4 (s.w.q.) NAMIBIA. [Junior primary homonym of arnoldi Forel, 1914d: 242, above.] Replacement name: kunensis Ettershank, 1966: 119.


  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 119, Replacement name: kunensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1928f. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (suite). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 191-213 (page 198, fig. 4 soldier, worker, queen described)