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Species: Pheidole exigua   Mayr, 1884 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole exigua Mayr, 1884 PDF: 36 (s.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1908a PDF: 135 (w.q.).
Subspecies of Pheidole flavens: Emery, 1894d PDF: 156.
Revived status as species: Wilson, 2003A: 416.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole exigua n. sp.  Radoszkowsky, O., 1884, Fourmis de Cayenne Française., Trudy Russkago Entomologicheskago Obshchestva 18, pp. 30-39: 36-37, (download) 36-37 1929
Pheidole exigua   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 416-417, (download) 416-417 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet cloud forest, 2 times found in wet trop. forest, 2 times found in beach, 2 times found in forest, 1 times found in ball field, 1 times found in cacao plantation, 1 times found in waterfront.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under epiphytes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 728 meters, 565 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype Pheidole exigua: casent0601288; Paralectotype Pheidole exigua: casent0601289

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