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Species: Pheidole oxyops   Forel, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole oxyops Forel, 1908 PDF: 377 (s.q.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1911e PDF: 303 (w.m.).
Senior synonym of Pheidole genalis, Pheidole regia: Kempf, 1964e PDF: 58.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 212.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole oxyops   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 303, (download) 303 4029
Pheidole oxyops   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 212, (download) 212 20017
Pheidole oxyops   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lawn.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times direct collection, 1 times bait.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 230 meters, 190 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole oxyops: casent0908193, casent0908194; syntype of Pheidole oxyops regia: casent0908196, casent0908197

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