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Species: Pheidole capensis   Mayr, 1862 

Classification:
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See Also:

Pheidole capensis dregei, Pheidole capensis modestior, Pheidole capensis reddersbergensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Pheidole capensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 746 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1913a PDF: 130 (q.).
Revived status as species: Forel, 1913a PDF: 130; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 441.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Pheidole capensis dregei, Pheidole capensis modestior, Pheidole capensis reddenburgensis.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Lesotho, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole capensis   Emery, C., 1915, Les Pheidole du groupe megacephala (Formicidae)., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 4, pp. 223-250: 246, (download) 246 3875
Pheidole capensis n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 746-747, (download) 746-747 4445
Pheidole pusilla   Emery, C., 1915, Les Pheidole du groupe megacephala (Formicidae)., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 4, pp. 223-250: 226-231, (download) 226-231 3875
Pheidole capensis   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 134, (download) 134 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011681; syntype of Pheidole capensis: casent0901306, casent0901307, casent0922191, casent0922192



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