Pheidole speculifera cubangensis

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Pheidole speculifera cubangensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. speculifera
Subspecies: P. speculifera cubangensis
Trinomial name
Pheidole speculifera cubangensis
Forel, 1901


A member of the speculifera species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cubangensis. Pheidole crassinoda var. cubangensis Forel, 1901d: 306 (s.) ANGOLA. [Also described as new, misspelled as kubangensis, by Forel, 1903e: 561.] Currently subspecies of speculifera: Forel, 1916: 413.



  • Forel, A. 1901g. Einige neue Ameisen aus Südbrasilien, Java, Natal und Mossamedes. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 10: 297-311 (page 306, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1916. Fourmis du Congo et d'autres provenances récoltées par MM. Hermann Kohl, Luja, Mayné, etc. Rev. Suisse Zool. 24: 397-460 (page 413, variety of speculifera)