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Species: Pheidole sericella   Viehmeyer, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole sericella Viehmeyer, 1914b PDF: 33 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Primary mid-elevation forest, 1 times found in secondary lowland forest, by village, pathway.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times winkler ex., 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times nest inside rotten wood exposed in the sun, lying on the sand, 1 times forage ground, 1 times bait trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand Collection.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 600 meters, 390 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole sericella: casent0908057, casent0916619, casent0916952; type of Pheidole sericella: focol1415, focol1416, focol1417, focol1418

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