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Species: Pheidole gilvescens   Creighton & Gregg, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole gilvescens Creighton & Gregg, 1955 PDF: 5 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Pheidole xerophila tucsonica gilvescens Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 448; unavailable name.].
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 577.


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


P. xerophila subsp. tucsonica var. gilvescens Wheeler 1908H:448 [unavail.]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole gilvescens   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Pheidole gilvescens   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 577, (download) 577 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in creosote/bur sage.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dry soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 396 - 1737 meters, 745 meters average

Type specimens:

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