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Species: Pheidole distincta   Donisthorpe, 1943 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole (Pheidole) distincta Donisthorpe, 1943e PDF: 447 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland Wet Forest, 1 times found in Lowland wet primary forest, closed canopy forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Under bark of log, 1 times Sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest inside hollow gallery of a rotting twig on forest floor, 1 times Litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler, 1 times Hand Collection.

Elevations: collected from 120 - 1075 meters, 264 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole distincta: casent0901535

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