Pheidole lignicola levocciput

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Pheidole lignicola levocciput
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole lignicola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole lignicola levocciput
Forel, 1908

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Type Label

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


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

  • levocciput. Pheidole lignicola var. levocciput Forel, 1908c: 370 (s.w.m.) PARAGUAY. Junior synonym of lignicola: Wilson, 2003: 444.


  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 370, soldier, worker, male 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 444, Junior synonym of lignicola)