Pheidole hetschkoi frivola

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Pheidole hetschkoi frivola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole hetschkoi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole hetschkoi frivola
Santschi, 1923

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

Nomenclature

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

  • frivola. Pheidole hetschkoi var. frivola Santschi, 1923d: 57 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of hetschkoi: Wilson, 2003: 705.

References

  • Santschi, F. 1923d. Pheidole et quelques autres fourmis néotropiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 63: 45-69 (page 57, soldier, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.: 794pp (page 705, Junior synonym of hetschkoi)