Pheidole bicarinata vinelandica

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Pheidole bicarinata vinelandica
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 bicarinata vinelandica
Forel, 1886

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • vinelandica. Pheidole bicarinata r. vinelandica Forel, 1886b: xlv (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Combination in P. (Allopheidole): Forel, 1912f: 237. Raised to species: Mayr, 1886d: 458; Dalla Torre, 1893: 97; Naves, 1985: 66. Subspecies of bicarinata: Creighton, 1950a: 172; Gregg, 1959: 18. Senior synonym of laeviuscula: Creighton, 1950a: 172; of buccalis, nebrascensis: Gregg, 1959: 18. Junior synonym of bicarinata: Wilson, 2003: 561.

References

  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104: 1-585 (page 172, subspecies of bicarinata)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104: 1-585 (page 172, senior synonym of laeviuscula)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 97, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1886b. Espèces nouvelles de fourmis américaines. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30:xxxviii-xlix. (page xlv, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1912g. Formicides néotropiques. Part III. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae (suite). Genres Cremastogaster et Pheidole. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 19: 211-237 (page 237, Combination in P. (Allopheidole))
  • Gregg, R. E. 1959 [1958]. Key to the species of Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the United States. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 66: 7-48 (page 18, subspecies of bicarinata)
  • Gregg, R. E. 1959 [1958]. Key to the species of Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the United States. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 66: 7-48 (page 18, senior synonym of buccalis and nebrascensis)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 458, raised to species)
  • Naves, M. A. 1985. A monograph of the genus Pheidole in Florida, USA (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insecta Mundi 1: 53-90 (page 66, Raised to species)
  • 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)