Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) valid
Formica megacephala Fabricius, 1793: 361 (s.) MAURITIUS. Malagasy.
Primary type information: Primary type material: neotype major worker (by designation of Fischer & Fisher, 2013: 332). Primary type locality: neotype Mauritius: Camizard Mt, Bambous, 20.3328S, 57.723E, 375 m., 27.v.2005, BLF12051 (B.L. Fisher et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0104990 (neotype). Type notes: 1) Fischer & Fisher, 2013: 333, record a further 4 major, 18 minor workers associated with the neotype. 2) Original data: holotype (?) major worker (no indication of number of specimens is given): Mauritius: (“Isle de France, Mus. Dom. Bosc.”) (no further data), presumed lost by Fischer & Fisher, 2013: 332. However, Zimsen, 1964: 426, cites 1 specimen in ZMUK.
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Current subspecies (nominal plus)

Extant: 10 valid subspecies

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