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Species: Pheidole vallifica   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole vallifica Forel, 1901j PDF: 357 (s.w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pheidole (Elasmopheidole): Forel, 1913l PDF: 43.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 774.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Boquerón, Central

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole vallifica   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 774, (download) 774 20017
Pheidole vallifica   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lawn in forest clearing, 1 times found in Dry Chaco.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 1 times Sifted litter, 2 times In Craternestern in feuchler Erde, 2 times in crater nester in feuchter Erde.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 260 meters, 60 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole vallifica: casent0904316, casent0904317, casent0908210, casent0908211

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