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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Pheidole Sp.

A brown polygynous species of Pheidole ant (sp08). This species typically inhabit more heavily wooded areas and it not known to be a pest. Common to the Pheidole genus this species is dimorphic with two expression in the worker caste.

Below the queen, male alate, soldiers and workers of this average size Pheidole species.
queen, male alate, soldiers and workers of an average size brown Pheidole species

Minor worker of Pheidole sp.
Minor worker of Pheidole sp

Queen, a major worker and minor workers of a brown Pheidole species.
Queen, a major worker and minor workers of a brown Pheidole species

Queen and minor workers of Pheidole sp.
Queen and minor workers of Pheidole sp

Male alate and workers of Pheidole sp.
Male alate and workers of Pheidole sp

Male alate and workers of Pheidole sp.
Male alate and workers of Pheidole sp

Minor workers of Pheidole sp.
Minor workers of Pheidole sp

Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen.
Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen

Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen.
Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen

Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen.
Nest of Pheidole sp showing major and minor workers, and the queen



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Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Infraclass: Neoptera
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Infraorder: Aculeata
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Pheidole


Last Updated: 2012 01 01
First Posted: 2012 01 01
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