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Species: Pheidole hospes   Smith, 1865 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole hospes Smith, 1865a PDF: 74 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 5 times found in savannah with sparse forest, 7 times found in Primary mid-elevation forest, 5 times found in primary lowland forest, 3 times found in Montane primary rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest primary-growth, 4 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 4 times found in Lowland wet forest, 1 times found in primary f. for along river, 1 times found in rainforest primary-growth at fish bait, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times bait trap, 1 times Uder bark at base tree, 3 times winkler ex., 2 times at fish bait, 1 times soil mound in wet grass, 1 times inside soil close to a tree, 1 times inside myrmecophytic plant, 1 times inhabiting fallen Hydnophytum, outside a plot, partly rotten, 1 times Foragers in leaf litter, 1 times Forage on tree, 1 times Under bark of rotting log in litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Hand Collection, 3 times direct collection, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 7 - 1158 meters, 290 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole hospes: casent0901400, casent0901401

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