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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Pseudodichthadia
André, 1885
Type species
Pseudodichthadia incerta (junior synonym of Labidus coecus)

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Specimen Label

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Labidus.


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

  • PSEUDODICHTHADIA [junior synonym of Labidus]
    • Pseudodichthadia André, 1885: 838. Type-species: Pseudodichthadia incerta (junior synonym of Formica coeca), by monotypy.
    • Pseudodichthadia junior synonym of Eciton: André, in Forel, 1899c: 160 (footnote).
    • Pseudodichthadia junior synonym of Labidus: Emery, 1910b: 21.


  • André, E. 1885d. Supplément aux fourmis. Pp. 833-854 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 838, Pseudodichthadia as genus; Pseudodichthadia in Dorylidae)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 144, Pseudodichthadia as junior synonym of Labidus)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 80, Pseudodichthadia as junior synonym of Labidus)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 7, Pseudodichthadia in Dorylinae)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 765, Pseudodichthadia in Dorylinae, Ecitonini [Ecitonii])
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 21, Pseudodichthadia as junior synonym of Labidus)
  • Forel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 161-167 (page 163, Pseudodichthadia in Dorylinae, Ecitonini)
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 160, Pseudodichthadia as junior synonym of Eciton)