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Species: Pheidole aelloea   Salata & Fisher, 2020 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole aelloea Salata & Fisher, 2020a 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: 77, figs. 31A–F, 84A, 86A (w.s.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020a 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: Holotype. Madagascar. •1 major worker; Antsiranana; Makirovana Forest; -14.17066, 49.95409; alt. 415 m; 29 Apr 2011; B.L. Fisher et al. leg.; BLF26671, CASENT0236213 (CASC). Secondary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020a 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: Paratypes. Madagascar. •2w., 1q.; same data as for holotype; CASENT0923221, CASENT0236212, CASENT0872221 (CASC). AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 30 times found in rainforest, 10 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in littoral rainforest, 9 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in montane shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 28 times ex rotten log, 6 times sifted litter, 1 times under stone, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex root mat, ground layer, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times under rootmat, on stone, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 6 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 2 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 5 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2100 meters, 453 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-11-14 and 2018-02-11

Type specimens:



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