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Species: Pheidole exigua   Mayr, 1884 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pheidole exigua Mayr, 1884 PDF: 36 (s.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1908a: 135 (w.q.).
Subspecies of Pheidole flavens: Emery, 1894d PDF: 156.
Revived status as species: Wilson, 2003A: 416.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Neotropical Region: Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole exigua n. sp.  Radoszkowsky, O., 1884, Fourmis de Cayenne Française., Trudy Russkago Entomologicheskago Obshchestva 18, pp. 30-39: 36-37, (download) 36-37 1929
Pheidole exigua   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 416-417, (download) 416-417 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet cloud forest, 2 times found in wet trop. forest, 2 times found in beach, 2 times found in forest, 1 times found in ball field, 1 times found in cacao plantation, 1 times found in waterfront.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under epiphytes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 728 meters, 545 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype Pheidole exigua: casent0601288; Paralectotype Pheidole exigua: casent0601289

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