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Species: Pheidole clydei   Gregg, 1950 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole (Ceratopheidole) clydei Gregg, 1950 PDF: 89, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Gregg, 1953b PDF: 1 (s.).
See also: Creighton, 1965a PDF: 169; Wilson, 2003A: 539.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole clydei   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 539-540, (download) 539-540 20017
Pheidole clydei   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in riparian vegetation (canyon bottom), 1 times found in pine/oak woodland, 2 times found in Cactus- yucca desert, 1 times found in juniper scrub, 2 times found in Mojave desert wash, 1 times found in open pine-juniper woodland, 2 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in high desert, 1 times found in sagebrush desert, 1 times found in mojave desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in rock face, 1 times on boulder/sand, 1 times in cracks of granite boulder, 1 times rock crevice, 1 times Open woodland of stunted Pinus (pinyon) and Juniperus deppeana, 1 times nest in rock crack, 1 times ground nest, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest in crevice on rock face, 1 times in litter, 1 times ex spider middens, under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times search, 4 times hand collecting, 3 times direct collection, 1 times Davis sifter.

Elevations: collected from 152 - 2430 meters, 1001 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000062678; Paratype: fmnhins0000062679, fmnhins0000062680, fmnhins0000062681; Type series: fmnhins0000062809, fmnhins0000062810, fmnhins0000062811, fmnhins0000062812, fmnhins0000077000

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