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Species: Pheidole oculata   (Emery, 1899) 

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Pheidole oculata_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aphaenogaster oculata Emery, 1899e PDF: 276 (q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, Baie d'Antongil, coll. Mocquerys; CASENT0102052; MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Parapheidole: Emery, 1915k: 68; in Pheidole: Smith, 1979: 1366.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in montane ravine forest, 1 times found in montane forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times at light, 6 Ground intercept Light Trap, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 1490 meters, 973 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster oculata: casent0102052



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