The Ants of Africa
Genus Pheidole
Pheidole variolosa Emery

variolosa-group - major head with restricted frontal striations and parallel-sided

Pheidole variolosa Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Somalia (Pheidole ? variolosa, n. sp., Emery, 1892a: 113, minor; Menozzi, 1930b: 82, major); major & minor described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Emery's (1892a) description is at {original description}.


{Pheidole variolosa minorThe photomontage of a type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0904223.


{Pheidole variolosa}Menozzi's (1930b) description is at {original description}.

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