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Species: Pheidole sexdentata   Donisthorpe, 1948 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) sexdentatus Donisthorpe, 1948d PDF: 592 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland wet forest, 2 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 1 times found in primary lowland forest, 1 times found in Primary/Secondary Lowland Rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest/village edge, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest primary-growth in litter, 1 times found in Lowland swamp forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ex rotten log, 1 times Colony under bark of rotten log, 1 times winkler ex., 1 times small hollow twig on ground (under bark + inside), 1 times nest inside rotting branch lying on forest floor, 1 times in hollow twig on ground, 1 times in dead branch on ground, 1 times nest inside decaying twig on forest floor in leaf litter, 2 times Litter, 1 times ground foraging, 1 times in litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times winkler, 3 times Hand Collection, 1 times Bait Trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1075 meters, 281 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Pheidole sexdentata: casent0901327

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