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Species: Pheidole (flavens-group) moerens   Wheeler, 1908 

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See Also:

Pheidole moerens_nr, Pheidole moerens creola, Pheidole moerens dominicensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Pheidole moerens Wheeler, 1908a: 136, pl. 12, figs. 22, 23 (s.w.) PUERTO RICO. Neotropic. "Culebra; Porto Rico." AMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Hawaii Island


Introduced species (Martinez, 1997).

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole moerens   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 461-462, (download) 461-462 20017
Pheidole moerens   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: 1 times found in urban garden, 1 times found in boat dock, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in oak palm hammock, 3 times found in oak/palm hammock, 2 times found in scrubby flatwoods, 1 times found in Michael Turelli's house, 1 times found in urban woodland, 1 times found in city center, 2 times found in hammock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 9 times Winkler, 3 times search, 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times manually collected, 0 times Under moss on tree, 1 times H, 0 times Under concrete flower pots, 0 times At bait on tree trunk, 1 times attracted to light at night, 0 times Bait at base of tree, 1 times baiting, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 762 meters, 119 meters average

Type specimens:

(-1 examples)

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