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Species: Pheidole sculptior   Forel, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole flavens r. sculptior Forel, 1893j PDF: 414 (s.w.q.) ANTILLES. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Wilson, 2003A: 506.
Senior synonym of Pheidole tayroni: Longino, 2009 PDF: 74.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole sculptior   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 506, (download) 506 20017
Pheidole sculptior   Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 74, (download) 74 22820
Pheidole sculptior n. st.  Forel, A., 1893, Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent. Récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith., Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1893, pp. 333-418: 414-415, (download) 414-415 3948

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in riparian dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in dead wood, 1 times ex sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 600 meters, 426 meters average

Type specimens: lectotype Pheidole sculptior: jtlc000016525; paratype Pheidole tayrona: jtlc000016550; Paratype Pheidole tayrona Wilson 2003: casent0645868; syntype of Pheidole flavens sculptior: casent0901613, casent0901614; syntype of Pheidole sculptior: casent0908271, casent0908272; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Pheidole flavens sculptior grenadensis: casent0908273, casent0908274

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