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Species: Pheidole paiute   Gregg, 1959 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole bicarinata subsp. paiute Gregg, 1959 PDF: 17 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Pheidole bicarinata: Smith, 1979: 1367.
Raised to species: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1973e: 75; Wilson, 2003A: 588.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole paiute   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 588, (download) 588 20017
Pheidole paiute   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: 1 times found in sand dune in salt desert, 1 times found in sagebrush, 1 times found in Ephedra flatlands, 2 times found in Sarcobatus scrub, 1 times found in desert canyon forest, 1 times found in Mojave desert, 1 times found in sage brush, 1 times found in sandy desert, 1 times found in oak woodland pasture, 1 times found in pinyon pines/sagebrush.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times at bait, 2 times under stone, 1 times shallow nest bnth stone, 1 times ground nest, 3 times at light, 2 times under rock, 1 times strays.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 30 pm times at u-v light, ca. 9, 1 times direct collection, 1 times u-v light, 1 times at light.

Elevations: collected from 73 - 2040 meters, 1332 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000062677; Paratype: fmnhins0000058306, fmnhins0000058536, fmnhins0000062766, fmnhins0000062767, fmnhins0000062768, fmnhins0000062769, fmnhins0000062786, fmnhins0000062787, fmnhins0000062788, fmnhins0000062789

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