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Species: Pheidole fuscula   Emery, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole fuscula Emery, 1900b PDF: 325 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  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: 9 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 8 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in Primary and Secondary Lowland Rainforest, 2 times found in Primary mid-elevation forest, 1 times found in mid elevation forest, 3 times found in primary lowland forest, 2 times found in Montane primary rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland swamp forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Sifted litter(leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under bark of a lying wood, 1 times dead branch on tree, 1 times bait trap, 1 times inside rotten trunk buried in leaf litter, 1 times Under moss on recent tree-fall. Low land rainforest, 2 times Litter, 2 times Ex rotten log., 1 times Sifted mixed leaf litter, 1 times Montane rainforest ex leaf litter, 1 times Foragers in leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand Collection, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Hand Collected, 1 times Bait Trap.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1400 meters, 423 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole fuscula: casent0904295, casent0904296

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