Pheidole punctatissima annectens

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Pheidole punctatissima annectens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole bilimeki)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole punctatissima annectens
Wheeler, W.M., 1905

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

Nomenclature

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

  • annectens. Pheidole punctatissima subsp. annectens Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 93 (s.w.q.) BAHAMAS. Junior synonym of bilimeki: Wilson, 2003: 378.

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1905c. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 21: 79-135 (page 93, soldier, worker, queen 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 378, Junior synonym of bilimeki)