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Species: Pheidole creightoni   Gregg, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole creightoni Gregg, 1955a PDF: 19, pl. 2, figs. a-c; pl. 3, figs. a-c (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 573.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole creightoni   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 573, (download) 573 20017
Pheidole creightoni   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in sage brush, 3 times found in roadside, 3 times found in meadow, 1 times found in Adenostoma chaparral, 2 times found in chaparral, 2 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in rural roadside, 1 times found in grassland, oak woodland, 1 times found in grassland, oakwoodland, 1 times found in grassland-oak woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times ex ground nest, 2 times ground nest, 1 times ex. ground nest, 1 times in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 117 - 1321 meters, 538 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000062682; Paratype: fmnhins0000062683, fmnhins0000062684, fmnhins0000062685, fmnhins0000062827, fmnhins0000062828, fmnhins0000062829, fmnhins0000062830, fmnhins0000062831, fmnhins0000062832, fmnhins0000062833, fmnhins0000062834, fmnhins0000062835, fmnhins0000062836, fmnhins0000062837, fmnhins0000062838, fmnhins0000062839, fmnhins0000062840, fmnhins0000062841, fmnhins0000062842, fmnhins0000062843, fmnhins0000062844, fmnhins0000062845, fmnhins0000062846, fmnhins0000062847, fmnhins0000062848, fmnhins0000062849, fmnhins0000062850, fmnhins0000077005, fmnhins0000077006, fmnhins0000077007, fmnhins0000077008, fmnhins0000077009, fmnhins0000077011, fmnhins0000083000, fmnhins0000083001, fmnhins0000083002, fmnhins0000083003, fmnhins0000083004, fmnhins0000083005, fmnhins0000083006, fmnhins0000083007; paratype of Pheidole creightoni: casent0901551, casent0901552; Paratype, Paratype: fmnhins0000077010, fmnhins0000077012

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