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Species: Pheidole micula   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole californica subsp. micula Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 408 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Gregg, 1959 PDF: 24.
See also: Wilson, 2003a: 585.
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.


Cephalic sculpture in major is highyl variable.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole micula   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 585, (download) 585 20017
Pheidole micula   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: 2 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in Grazed grassy-herb. meadows around wash., 1 times found in cactus scrub, 1 times found in oak-juniper woodland, 1 times found in Mesquite-creosote bush.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in sandstone, 2 times under stone, 1 times 1" diam. crater in bare soil between grass clumps in open, Loamy soil., 1 times nocturnal at bait, 1 times under rock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1692 meters, 1289 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-03-24 and 2015-09-12

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0283299

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