Pheidole divergens

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Pheidole divergens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole plagiaria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole divergens
Mayr, 1867

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


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

  • divergens. Pheidole divergens Mayr, 1867a: 97 (s.w.q.m.) INDONESIA. Junior synonym of plagiaria: Mayr, 1879: 675 (in key).


  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 97, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 675, junior synonym of plagiaria)