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Species: Pheidole amber   Donisthorpe, 1941 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) amber Donisthorpe, 1941h PDF: 55 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 1 times found in primary lowland forest, 1 times found in secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times inside fibrous roots of pisonia above ground, 1 times under roots of epiphyte on trunk, 0,5m high, 1 times nest inside roots of pisonig 0,6m above ground, 1 times nest inside roots of Pisonia, 1,3m above the ground, 1 times inside fibrous roots of pisonia, 0,9m above ground, 1 times in the leaf of a palm, 1,3m above ground, 1 times under bark of rotten wood covered with moss, 1 times und. bark standing tree, edge of primary, 1 times inside dry branch hanging 0,5m above ground, 1 times nest inside the leaf of a small palm, 0,5m above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand Collection, 3 times Bait trap.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 305 meters, 246 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole amber: casent0901330



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