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Species: Pheidole micula   Wheeler, 1915 

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

Pheidole californica subsp. micula Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 408 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Gregg, 1959 PDF: 24.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 585.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Comments:

Cephalic sculpture in major is highyl variable.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole micula   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 585, (download) 585 20017
Pheidole micula   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: 2 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in Grazed grassy-herb. meadows around wash., 1 times found in oak-juniper woodland, 1 times found in cactus scrub, 1 times found in Mesquite-creosote bush.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone, 1 times nest in sandstone, 1 times 1" diam. crater in bare soil between grass clumps in open, Loamy soil., 1 times under rock, 1 times nocturnal at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1692 meters, 1289 meters average

Type specimens:



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