Pheidole protea Forel, 1912 valid
Pheidole javana subsp. proteus Forel, 1912o: 55 (s.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Indomalaya.
Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Eguchi, 2004: 205). Primary type locality: Indonesia: Sumatra (Tritschler?, Moesch?). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: Original description implies that only a single specimen is represented; lectotype designation may therefore be redundant.
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