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Species: Pheidole tenuinodis   Mayr, 1901 

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See Also:

Pheidole tenuinodis bothae, Pheidole tenuinodis robusta, Pheidole tenuinodis sipapomae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Pheidole tenuinodis Mayr, 1901b PDF: 10 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1920a PDF: 430 (q.).

Taxon Page Images:

Pheidole tenuinodis. 1. Minor; 2. Major. Sevilla, Agter-Pakhuis, South Africa; 19 June 2016. Photos by Philip Herbst; collection by Peter Slingsby


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole tenuinodis   Emery, C., 1915, Les Pheidole du groupe megacephala (Formicidae)., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 4, pp. 223-250: 245, (download) 245 3875
Pheidole tenuinodis   Forel, A., 1913, Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) Gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und anderen., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1913, pp. 203-225: 215, (download) 215 4059

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in grassland, 5 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 5 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, 5 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 4 times found in Maize field, 4 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 1 times found in Fynbos, 2 times found in Bushmanland Arid Grassland, 1 times found in Bushmanland Inselberg Shrubland, Central Namib) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times 0, 1 times under stone, 2 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 20 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 13 times Hand collected, 14 times Pitfall trap, 1 times pooter, 5 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 114 - 1690 meters, 1130 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole tenuinodis: casent0907801, casent0907802, casent0922203, casent0922204

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