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Species: Pheidole vatu   Mann, 1921 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole vatu Mann, 1921 PDF: 431, fig. 13 (s.w.) FIJI IS. Oceania. Primary type information: FIJI, Viti Levu, Nadarivatu (W. M. Mann); MCZC type no. 8695. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Fiji
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in primary rainforest, 17 times found in disturbed forest, 2 times found in forest edge, 3 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in primary raiforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 34 times sifted litter, 6 times ex. soil, leaf itter, decaying wood, 1 times under fallen branch, 1 times under stone, 1 times moss on logs, 1 times malaise trap, 1 times litter sifting, ex. soil, leaf litter, decaying wood.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 41 times L, 2 times H, 2 times M.

Elevations: collected from 146 - 1000 meters, 440 meters average

Type specimens:

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