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Species: Pheidole plagiaria   Smith, 1860 

Classification:
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See Also:

Pheidole plagiaria moica, Pheidole plagiaria palawanica, Pheidole plagiaria rectilineata

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Pheidole plagiaria Smith, 1860b PDF: 112 (s.w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole divergens: Mayr, 1879 PDF: 675 (in key); of Pheidole yomensis: Eguchi, 2008 PDF: 73.
See also: Eguchi, 2001B PDF: 88.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole plagiaria   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 73-77, (download) 73-77 22171
Pheidole plagiaria   Smith, F., 1861, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the Islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 6, pp. 36-48: 49, (download) 49 2596
Pheidole plagiaria   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 73-77, (download) 73-77 22171

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rain forest, 3 times found in campground pond, 2 times found in limestone rain forest, 1 times found in Rubber plantation, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in plot - 3.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times rotting twig, 2 times on trunks of trees [TNC] while ants out of their holes, 1 times rotting log, 1 times on ground, on trail to waterfall.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times m2 Winkler sifting, 1 times malaise trap, 1 times malaise traps.

Elevations: collected from 111 - 1200 meters, 828 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole peguensis yomensis: casent0907932; syntype of Pheidole plagiaria: casent0901405, casent0901406, casent0901514, casent0901515; type of Pheidole plagiaria: focol1393; unpublished name: Pheidole plagiaria giber: casent0907935



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