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Species: Pheidole platyscapa   Longino, 2019 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole platyscapa Longino, 2019 PDF: 53, plate 43 (s.) NICARAGUA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Nicaragua, Madriz: 8km S Somoto, 13.40463 -86.58306 ±20 m, 1390 m, 22-Apr-2011, coffee farm, nest in stream bank (J.Longino, JTL7389) [MCZC, unique specimen identifier CASENT0619339]. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in coffee farm, 5 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in cloud forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in stream bank, 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times at bait, 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 5 times maxiWinkler, 1 times baiting, 1 times beating.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1390 meters, 1159 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-04-22 and 2011-05-08

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole platyscapa Longino 2019: casent0619339; Paratype of Pheidole platyscapa Longino 2019: casent0619338, casent0619340, casent0619607, casent0635847, casent0646685, casent0646686, casent0646687, casent0646688, casent0646689, casent0646690, casent0646691, casent0646692

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