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Species: Pheidole crassinoda   Emery, 1895 

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See Also:

Pheidole crassinoda pluto, Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii, Pheidole crassinoda sordidula

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Pheidole crassinoda Emery, 1895i PDF: 32 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1907b PDF: 12 (q.m.).
[Pheidole crassinoda Forel, 1894b PDF: 94. Nomen nudum, attributed to Emery.].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Mpala Res. Centre


Caste of types: (s, w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole crassinoda   Forel, A., 1894, Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller, etc., Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 9, pp. 64-100: 94, (download) 94 3950
Pheidole crassinoda n. sp.  Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 18, (download) 18 3788
Pheidole crassinoda   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 77, (download) 77 8111
Pheidole crassinoda   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 134, (download) 134 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in intensively used sugar cane, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in thicket woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in clay bank, 1 times under rotten log, 1 times Kakamega 2009 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 2 times Hand, 1 times hand collection, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 40 80m, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 670 - 1650 meters, 926 meters average

Type specimens:

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