Pseudolasius breviceps

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Pseudolasius breviceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Pseudolasius
Species: P. breviceps
Binomial name
Pseudolasius breviceps
Emery, 1887

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), New Guinea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • breviceps. Pseudolasius breviceps Emery, 1887a: 246 (s.q.m.) INDONESIA (Ambon I.). Karavaiev, 1929a: 41 (w.). Senior synonym of signatus: Viehmeyer, 1914b: 43.
  • signatus. Pseudolasius signatus Stitz, 1911a: 370, fig. 17 (q.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of breviceps: Viehmeyer, 1914b: 43.



  • Emery, C. 1887b [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 241-256 (page 246, soldier, queen, male described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1929b. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. VI [sic]. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 7:43-58 [= Tr. Vseukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 13:41-56]. (page 41?, worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 43, Senior synonym of signatus)