Pheidole holmgreni festata

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Pheidole holmgreni festata
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 holmgreni festata
Wheeler, W.M., 1925

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.

  • festata. Pheidole holmgreni subsp. festata Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 20 (s.w.) BOLIVIA. Junior synonym of biconstricta: Wilson, 2003: 143.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1925a. Neotropical ants in the collections of the Royal Museum of Stockholm. Ark. Zool. 17A(8 8: 1-55 (page 20, soldier, worker 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)