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Species: Pheidole spininodis   Mayr, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole spininodis Mayr, 1887 PDF: 591 (s.), 605 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole hohenlohei: Emery, 1906c PDF: 146 (in text); of Pheidole bruta, Pheidole lucifuga, Pheidole pencosensis, Pheidole solaris, Pheidole spielbergi: Wilson, 2003A: 756.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Boquerón, Canindeyú, Central, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole spininodis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367
Pheidole spininodis   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 756, (download) 756 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Monte desert, 1 times found in disturbed bosque bajo.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 140 - 1850 meters, 857 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole spininodis: casent0916071; paralectotype of Pheidole spininodis: casent0919786; syntype of Pheidole spielbergi: casent0904370, casent0904371; syntype of Pheidole spininodis pencosensis: casent0908208, casent0908209; syntype of Pheidole spininodis solaris: casent0913450, casent0913451; syntype of Pheidole spininodis bruta: casent0913446, casent0913447; syntype of Pheidole spininodis lucifuga: casent0913448, casent0913449

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