Pheidole megacephala costauriensis

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Pheidole megacephala costauriensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. megacephala
Subspecies: P. megacephala costauriensis
Trinomial name
Pheidole megacephala costauriensis
Santschi, 1914

Identification

A member of the megacephala species group

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana (type locality), Guinea.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • costauriensis. Pheidole rotundata st. costauriensis Santschi, 1914a: 433 (s.) GHANA. Santschi, 1915c: 250 (w.). Currently subspecies of megacephala: Bolton, 1995b: 320.

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