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Species: Pheidole dodo   Fischer & Fisher, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole dodo Fischer & Fisher, 2013 PDF: 319, figs 16A-F MAURITIUS. Malagasy. Primary type information: MAURITUS, Cocotte Mt., 20.4413 S, 57.4728 E, 700 m, rainforest, sifted leaf litter, 28.v.2005, coll. Fisher et al., BLF12091; CASENT0060617; CASC AntCat AntWiki


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 4 times found in disturbed rainforest, 2 times found in low closed forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times under moss, above ground, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under moss, on rotten log, 2 times sifted litter, 2 times litter, 2 times under stone, 1 times on tree trunk(s), 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 2 Maxi Wink, 3 times 2 Maxi Winks, 0, 10 tuna times bait, 1 times DS, SBa 362, 1 times DS, SBa 363.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 760 meters, 684 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-04-09 and 2005-08-25

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0060617; paratype: casent0059697, casent0059698, casent0059699, casent0059700, casent0059701, casent0059716, casent0059717, casent0059718, casent0059719, casent0059720, casent0059721, casent0059722, casent0059723, casent0059724, casent0059725, casent0059726, casent0059727, casent0059736, casent0059737, casent0059738, casent0059739, casent0059740, casent0059741, casent0059742, casent0059743, casent0059744, casent0059745, casent0059746, casent0059747, casent0059748, casent0059749, casent0060619

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