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Species: Pheidole potosiana   Wilson, 2003 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pheidole potosiana Wilson, 2003A: 339, figs. (s.w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Longino, 2009 PDF: 66.

Distribution:


Nearctic Region: San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Americas, Central America, Chiapas, Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Mexico, Puntarenas

Distribution Notes:

Mexico, Costa Rica.

Comments:

See Comments under P. acamata.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole potosiana new species  Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 339, (download) 339 20017
Pheidole potosiana   Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 66, (download) 66 22820

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in Moist forest patch surrounded by dry forest (Bosque Humedo), 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times at bait, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Baiting, 2 times miniWinkler, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Beating.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1415 meters, 344 meters average

Type specimens: holotype Pheidole potosiana: jtlc000016497



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