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Species: Pheidole indica   Mayr, 1879 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pheidole indica Mayr, 1879 PDF: 679 (s.w.q.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: INDIA, Calcutta; NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 263; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 298; Ogata, 1982 PDF: 196.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles
    Americas: Cuba, United States
    Asia: India, Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan
    Europe: Greece, Malta, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Nearctic, Neotropical, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya bioregion

Distribution Notes:

India, Japan, China

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 88 times found in rainforest, 11 times found in urban/garden, 6 times found in isolated date farm, 11 times found in Port of Entry, 7 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in native littoral and secondary vegetation, 5 times found in littoral rainforest, 5 times found in Urban area, 2 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 1 times found in urban garden, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 52 times ex rotten log, 10 times ground forager(s), 5 times ground nest, 2 times ex soil, 2 times soil, 5 times Foraging, 3 times under stone, 4 times ex rotten stick on ground, 2 times pack. mat excelsior, 2 times ex Cattleya leaf, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 19 times Hand, 9 times Malaise trap, 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 5 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times light trap (UV15W + Ac15W), 1 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 12 cup sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1676 meters, 468 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole striativentris: casent0916047; Lectotype of Pheidole teneriffana: casent0249900; Lectotype of Pheidole indica himalayana: casent0907897; Lectotype of Pheidole indica rotschana: casent0907899; paralectotype: casent0906612, casent0906613; paralectotype of Pheidole indica himalayana: casent0907898; paralectotype of Pheidole indica rotschana: casent0907900; paratype of Pheidole voeltzkovi: casent0916963; syntype of Pheidole voeltzkowi: casent0101325, casent0101326, casent0101327, casent0101564; syntype of Pheidole javana jubilans formosae: casent0907915, casent0907916; type of Pheidole javana jubilans var. formosae: focol0234, focol0235, focol0236, focol0237, focol0238, focol0240; type of Pheidole voeltzkowii: casent0104604, casent0104605; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Pheidole indica rotchana divinans: casent0907901, casent0907902; unpublished name: Pheidole teneriffana avara: casent0913458, casent0913459



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