The Ants of Africa
Genus Pheidole
Pheidole njassae Viehmeyer

spinulosa-group - Major postpetiole with extended spinose lateral processes; head relatively straight-sided and HL > HW

Pheidole njassae Viehmeyer

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Pheidole njassae n. sp., Viehmeyer, 1914c: 35, major & minor)
subspecies legitima (Pheidole njassae n. sp. var. sculptior, Viehmeyer, 1914c: 36, major & minor; replacement name, Santschi, 1916d: 242) from Tanzania
major & minor described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Viehmeyers's (1914c) description with sculptior is at {original description}.


Pheidole njassae majorThe photomontage of a cotype major is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0249064


Pheidole njassae minorThe photomontage of a cotype major is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0249063


Oxford University Museum specimens

Pheidole katonae
B Taylor det.


Ethiopia
Serge Guiraud


20.i.2010
Jinka
0547' N
3805' E
1490 m; 17 h; hand collected


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Pheidole njassae minorThe photomontage is of a minor worker from Ethiopia, Jinka, collector Serge Guiraud.

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