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Species: Pheidole nephele   Longino, 2019 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole nephele Longino, 2019 PDF: 50, plate 23 (s.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. Primary type information: Honduras, Olancho: 11km NNE Catacamas, 14.95031 -85.86229 ±106 m, 1470 m, 12-May-2009, cloud forest, at bait (J. Longino, JTL6513) [MCZC, unique specimen identifier CASENT0609968]. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Honduras, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 149 times found in oak cloud forest, 102 times found in cloud forest, 54 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 18 times found in 2º mixed hardwood forest, 8 times found in cloud forest w/pine, 3 times found in cloud forest stream edge, 4 times found in wet cloud forest, 1 times found in mature cloud forest, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in hardwood forest nr stream, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 190 times at bait, 152 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest under loose bark, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times nest, 3 times beating vegetation, 1 times nest under epiphytes, 1 times at bait on rotten log, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 188 times Baiting, 119 times MiniWinkler, 31 times MaxiWinkler, 8 times search, 3 times Winkler, 3 times Beating, 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 650 - 2020 meters, 1565 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2009-05-12 and 2011-06-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole nephele Longino 2019: casent0609968; Paratype of Pheidole nephele Longino 2019: casent0609961, casent0609962, casent0609969, casent0610733, casent0610734, casent0610735, casent0610736, casent0610737

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