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Species: Pheidole scapulata   Santschi, 1923 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole scapulata Santschi, 1923d PDF: 63 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pheidole (Trachypheidole): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 205.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 257.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Boquerón

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole scapulata   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 257, (download) 257 20017
Pheidole scapulata   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 bosque bajo/campo cerrado.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times foragers on ground.

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

Elevations: collected at 300 m

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole scapulata: casent0913432

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