Pheidole ensifera Forel, 1897 valid
Pheidole ensifera Forel, 1897d: 197 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy.
Primary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020: Lectotype: major worker (top specimen, CASENT0101780): Madagascar, Antsiranana, Nosy Be, coll. Voeltzkow (MHNG) Secondary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020: Paralectotypes: 1 major worker (CASENT0810540, bottom specimen, the same pin as lectotype) (MHNG) [examined], 2 minor workers (1 pin, CASENT0101650) (MHNG) [examined], 2 minor workers (1 pin, CASENT0923207) (MHNG) [examined], 3 major workers (1 pin, CASENT0923208) (MHNG) [examined], 3 major workers (1 pin, CASENT0923209) (MHNG) [examined]: the same data as lectotype.
  • Status as species: Emery, 1921c: 89; Wheeler, 1922: 1018; Bolton, 1995b: 321; Salata & Fisher, 2020: 73 (redescription).
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