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Species: Pheidole ruficeps   (Smith, 1861) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica ruficeps Smith, 1861b PDF: 46 (q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype queen. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Celebes (= Sulawesi), Tondano, “Tond. 6” (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1867a PDF: 96 (s.)
Combination in Pheidole: Mayr, 1867a PDF: 96
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 434; Mayr, 1867a PDF: 96 (redescription); Smith, 1871a PDF: 326; Mayr, 1879 PDF: 674 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 96; Emery, 1901i PDF: 567; Emery, 1922c PDF: 98; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 468; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 149; Bolton, 1995b: 329.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole mordax: casent0901403; Holotype of Pheidole ruficeps: casent0901404

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