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Species: Pheidole ampla   Forel, 1893 

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See Also:

Pheidole ampla mackayensis, Pheidole ampla parviceps, Pheidole ampla perthensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Pheidole variabilis r. ampla Forel, 1893f PDF: 462 (s.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1901j PDF: 377 (w.q.).
Raised to species: Forel, 1901j PDF: 377.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Heath, lateritic soil times found in Largely cleared road verge, 1 times found in M. lanceolata, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., scenic lookout nr. York, 1 times found in Rehabilitated limestone quarry, 1 times found in Woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times Beside rear potion of earwig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Tree beating.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1976-02-20 and 2007-06-04

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole ampla: casent0908009, casent0908010

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