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Species: Pheidole chrysops   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole chrysops Wilson, 2003a: 180, figs. (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción


J. Longino, 6 Nov 2021: Wilson's species chrysops (Brazil, Pará), midas (Trinidad), perryorum (Brazil, Sao Paulo), and veletis (Bolivia) all look like Forel's rochai (Brazil, Ceará) to me. The measurements overlap, and the images look very similar.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole chrysops new species  Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 180, (download) 180 20017
Pheidole chrysops   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 34, (download) 34 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in bosque alto.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 165 - 210 meters, 195 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1996-10-11 and 2004-03-21

Type specimens:

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