Pheidole aurivillii

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Pheidole aurivillii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. aurivillii
Binomial name
Pheidole aurivillii
Mayr, 1896

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Specimen Labels



A member of the aurivillii species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Guinea, Kenya, Uganda.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • aurivillii. Pheidole aurivillii Mayr, 1896: 238 (s.w.) CAMEROUN. Santschi, 1910c: 369 (m.). Current subspecies: nominal plus attenuata, kasaiensis, rubricalva.



  • Mayr, G. 1896. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 5. Formiciden gesammelt von Herrn Yngve Sjöstedt. Entomol. Tidskr. 17: 225-252 (page 238, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 369, male described)