Pheidole rectiluma

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Pheidole rectiluma
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 rectiluma
Wilson, 2003

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


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

  • rectiluma. Pheidole rectiluma Wilson, 2003: 493, figs. (s.w.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of bilimeki: Longino, 2009: 16.


  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 493, fig. major, minor described)