Pheidole biconstricta burtoni

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Pheidole biconstricta burtoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole biconstricta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole biconstricta burtoni
Mann, 1916

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


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

  • burtoni. Pheidole (Pheidole) biconstricta subsp. burtoni Mann, 1916: 436, pl. 3, fig. 24 (s.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of biconstricta: Wilson, 2003: 143.


  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 399-490 (page 436, pl. 3, fig. 24 soldier described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 143, Junior synonym of bioconstricta)