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Species: Pheidole (fallax-group) hyatti   Emery, 1895 

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See Also:

Pheidole hyatti ecitodora, Pheidole hyatti ecitonodora, Pheidole hyatti hyatti, Pheidole hyatti solitanea

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Pheidole hyatti Emery, 1895d PDF: 295 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole ecitonodora: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 180; of Pheidole vaslitii, Pheidole solitanea: Ward, 2000A PDF: 94.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 302.


Nearctic Region: Arizona, Baja California, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Distribution Notes:

red and black form: collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.


[red form]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole hyatti   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 302, (download) 302 20017
Pheidole hyatti   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: 5 times found in high desert, 5 times found in chaparral, 5 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, 2 times found in Quercus-Pinus-Pseudotsuga forest, 4 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in open area in oak woodland, 4 times found in oak woodland, 3 times found in desert canyon forest, 1 times found in coastal sage scrub, 2 times found in creosote, mesquite desert, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 14 times hand collecting, 21 times under rock, 7 times search, 4 times hand coll., 2 times under dung, 1 times Pine-creasote bush desert, 1 times Stream bed, 1 times bait, 0 times under stone, 1 times Fork of tree, 1 times under wood, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2438 meters, 967 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole hyatti: casent0904360, casent0904361; type: casent0172702, casent0172703

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