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Species: Pheidole minutula   Mayr, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole minutula Mayr, 1878 PDF: 872 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 191 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Pheidole folicola, Pheidole personata: Wilson, 2003a: 458.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole minutula   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 458, (download) 458 20017
Pheidole minutula   Emery, C., 1896, Studi sulle formiche della fauna Neotropica., Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana 28, pp. 33-107: 45, (download) 45 3798

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 1 times found in understory secondgrowth forest, 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in Tococa domatia, 1 times in domatia of Maetia guianensis, 1 times ex Maieta guianensis, 2 times in Anschwellungen von Maieta Poeppigii, Mart, 1 times ex Tococa aristata, 1 times in ant plant.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 230 meters, 115 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-06-01 and 2018-08-22

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole minutula: casent0916065; paralectotype of Pheidole minutula: casent0916066; syntype of Pheidole minutula folicola: casent0908290, casent0908291; syntype of Pheidole minutula personata: casent0913356, casent0913357

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