Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793)

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 34

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.1168586

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793)
status

 

Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) 

Specimens examined: Sharjah, 2.iii.2005, CAC. Sharjah Desert Park, 6–28.xii.2006, PT, AvH. Wadi Safad, 26.xii.2005–2.i.2006, WT, AvH.

Distribution: One of the world’s most damaging invasive species, becoming a dominant species in many areas it has invaded ( Dejean et al., 2007). In the Arabian Peninsula known from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Yemen. New to the UAE.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole