Pheidole excellens weissi

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Pheidole excellens weissi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: P. excellens
Subspecies: P. excellens weissi
Trinomial name
Pheidole excellens weissi
Santschi, 1910

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Type Label


A member of the excellens species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • weissi. Pheidole excellens st. weissi Santschi, 1910c: 361 (s.) CONGO. Santschi, 1914d: 335 (q.); Santschi, 1930b: 65 (footnote) (w.).



  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 361, soldier described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 335, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 65, worker described)