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Species: Pheidole cervicornis   Emery, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole cervicornis Emery, 1900b PDF: 322, pl. 8, fig. 25 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus): Emery, 1921c: 82; Donisthorpe, 1947b PDF: 174.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Disturbed lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 2 times found in primary lowland forest, 1 times found in rainforest primary-growth in litter, 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times forage gr., 1 times in litter, 1 times winkler ex., 2 times Stray forager in leaf litter, 1 times Strays on log, 1 times Sifter litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times Ground foragers, 1 times Ex. Under log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand Collected.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 800 meters, 125 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole cervicornis: casent0906634

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