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Species: Pheidole (pilifera-group) californica   Mayr, 1870 

Classification:
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See Also:

Pheidole californica_nr, Pheidole californica hagermani, Pheidole californica incenata, Pheidole californica satura, Pheidole californica shoshoni

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Pheidole californica Mayr, 1870b PDF: 987 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole incenata, Pheidole satura: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 173; of Pheidole pyramidensis: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 13; of Pheidole oregonica (and its junior synonyms Pheidole hagermani, Pheidole shoshoni): Wilson, 2003A: 564.

Distribution:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole californica   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 564-565, (download) 564-565 20017
Pheidole californica   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in sage brush, 10 times found in rural roadside, 7 times found in oak woodland, 7 times found in grassland, 6 times found in shrub steppe, 6 times found in chaparral, 4 times found in meadow, 4 times found in pine/oak woodland, 3 times found in oak woodland/Riparian, 3 times found in roadside, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 19 times hand collecting, 14 times Search, 1 times hand coll., 2 times under rock, 1 times bait, 2 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times baiting, 0 times Berlese, 0 times eating bread crumbs, 1 times P, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1829 meters, 550 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole californica: casent0901561; syntype of Pheidole oregonica: casent0904440, casent0904441

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