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Species: Pheidole psammophila   Creighton & Gregg, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole psammophila Creighton & Gregg, 1955 PDF: 15, figs. 4, 5 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 593.


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

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole psammophila   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 593, (download) 593 20017
Pheidole psammophila   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 sand dunes, 1 times found in desert woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times nest in sand, 1 times crater nest in sand, 1 times in sand dune, 1 times in sand at base of dunes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 45 - 226 meters, 82 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000062690; Paratype: fmnhins0000058308, fmnhins0000062772, fmnhins0000062773, fmnhins0000062774, fmnhins0000062775

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