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Species: Pheidole excellens   Mayr, 1862 

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See Also:

Pheidole excellens fulvobasalis, Pheidole excellens weissi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Pheidole excellens Mayr, 1862 PDF: 744 (s.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1914d PDF: 335 (w.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole excellens   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 134, (download) 134 4387
Pheidole excellens n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 744-745, (download) 744-745 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole excellens: casent0922193, casent0922194

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