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Species: Pheidole praegrandis   Salata & Fisher, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole praegrandis Salata & Fisher, 2020 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: 59, figs. 25A–F, 85S, 88C (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: Holotype. Madagascar. •1 major worker; Antsiranana; Parc National de Marojejy, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 35°NE Andapa, 9.6 km 327°NNW Manantenina; -14.435, 49.76; alt. 775 m; 15 Nov 2003; B.L. Fisher et al. leg.; BLF08889, CASENT0494942, top specimen on the pin (CASC). Secondary type information: Salata & Fisher, 2020 10.3897/zookeys.905.39592 PDF: Paratypes. Madagascar. •9w., 2s.; same data as for holotype; CASENT0494952, CASENT0872086, CASENT0494943- CASENT0494945, CASENT0872223–CASENT0872229 (CASC). AntCat AntWiki


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 29 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 27 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotting tree stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 900 meters, 641 meters average

Type specimens:

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