Pheidole schmitzi

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Pheidole schmitzi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole jordanica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole schmitzi
Forel, 1911

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


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

  • schmitzi. Pheidole schmitzi Forel, 1911h: 455 (s.w.q.) ISRAEL. Junior synonym of jordanica: Emery, 1915j: 233.


  • Emery, C. 1915i. Les Pheidole du groupe megacephala (Formicidae). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 4: 223-250 (page 233, junior synonym of jordanica)
  • Forel, A. 1911l. Sur le genre Metapone n. g. nouveau groupe des Formicides et sur quelques autres formes nouvelles. Rev. Suisse Zool. 19: 445-459 (page 455, soldier, worker, queen described)