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Species: Pheidole teneriffana   Forel, 1893 

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Current Valid Name:

Pheidole indica

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole teneriffana Forel, 1893f PDF: 465 (s.w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Afrotropic. Primary type information: SPAIN (CANARY IS), Laguna, Tenerife, coll. M. Medina; CASENT0906530; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1894a PDF: 160.].
Santschi, 1908 PDF: 521 (q.).
Senior synonym of Pheidole teneriffana taina: Wilson, 2003A: 640.


  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1920d


Introduced species (Martinez, 1992; Snelling, 1992).


Caste of types: (s, w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole teneriffana   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Pheidole teneriffana   Espadaler, X., 2007, The ants of El Hierro (Canary Islands)., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions., Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80, pp. 113-127: 119, (download) 119 21278
Pheidole teneriffana   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 640, (download) 640 20017
Pheidole teneriffana   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

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