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Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793:161)
Formica megacephala Fabricius, 1793; Bigheaded ant; Brown House-Ant; Lion Ant

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Pheidole megacephala, worker major, side
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Pheidole megacephala, worker major, side

Pheidole megacephala, worker minor, head
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Pheidole megacephala, worker minor, head

Pheidole megacephala, worker minor, side
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Pheidole megacephala, worker minor, side
Scientific source:

Eguchi, K. 2001. A taxonomic study on Asian Pheidole: new synonymy, rank changes, lectotype designations and redescriptions. Insecta Koreana 18: 1-35.

Eguchi, K. 2004. Taxonomic revision of two wide-ranging Asian ants, Pheidole fervens and P. indica (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and related species. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 105B: 189-209.

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Hymenoptera  
 Family Formicidae  
 Genus Pheidole  
  Pheidole megacephala    Fabricius, 1793 
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Citation: Forel(1913), 林(1998)
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