Pheidole deceptrix

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Pheidole deceptrix


Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Pheidolini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Pheidole deceptrix


Pheidole deceptrix Forel, 1899: 66


  • Pheidole chiapasana Wilson, 2003 [syn. by Longino, 2009: 25]
  • Pheidole variceps Wilson, 2003 [syn. by Longino, 2009: 25]


Primary references[edit]

  • Forel, A. 1899: Biologia Centrali-Americana; or, contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America. Insecta. Hymenoptera. Vol. III. (Formicidae.) London. 169 pp. pdf

Additional references[edit]

  • Wilson, E.O. 2003: Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 794 pp.
  • Burge, D.O. 2005: Taxonomy, biology, and distribution of seed harvesting ants in the Pheidole californica complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 14 (2): 137–150.