Pheidologeton diversus ficta

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Pheidologeton diversa ficta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara diversa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton diversa ficta
(Forel, 1911)

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


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

  • ficta. Pheidologeton diversus var. ficta Forel, 1911d: 386 (w.) VIETNAM.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fischer, et al. 2014: 71.
    • Subspecies of diversus: Emery, 1924d: 212; Wheeler, W.M. 1929g: 45; Wheeler, W.M. 1930a: 100; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 159; Baltazar, 1966: 257; Bolton, 1995b: 333; Zhou, Zhao & Jia, 2006: 870 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of diversa: Terayama, 2009: 156.


  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.
  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 386, worker described)
  • Terayama, M. 2009. A synopsis of the family Formicidae of Taiwan. Research Bulletin of Kanto Gakuen University 17: 81-266.