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Species Pheidole navigans - Pheidole moerens

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Attini ("Higher" myrmicines - no group name)
Genus Pheidole (Big-headed Ants)
Species navigans (Pheidole moerens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pheidole moerens Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Pheidole navigans Forel, 1901
now very common in southern Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana; also in Texas
Non native species. Unknown native range; it may be the Greater Antilles.
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