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Species: Pheidologeton hostilis   (Smith, 1858) 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Carebara hostilis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Atta hostilis Smith, 1858a PDF: 165 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype worker(s), syntype queen (numbers not stated). Type-locality: South Africa: Port Natal (= Durban) (no collector’s name). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidologeton mayri nom nov  Santschi, F., 1928, Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis Ethiopiennes. (Suite.), Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 16, pp. 191-213: 201, (download) 201 3630
Pheidologeton hostilis   Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908: 899-900, (download) 899-900 4366

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