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Found most commonly in these habitats: 31 times found in tropical wet forest, 9 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in wet forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, 9 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in cloud forest treefall, 1 times found in tall wet forest, 1 times found in wet forest stream edge, 3 times found in montane wet forest, near streams, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 24 times at bait, 30 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times nest in rotten wood, 3 times at bait nr stream edge, 2 times in rotten wood, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times beating veg., 1 times nest in rotten stump, 2 times nest in dead wood, 1 times at cookie bait, 1 times nest under loose bark in treefall, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 26 times Baiting, 16 times search, 19 times miniWinkler, 10 times maxiWinkler, 4 times bait, 3 times Winkler, 4 times beating, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 36 hours, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over ~18 hours, 1 times hand collecting.
Elevations: collected from 300 - 1320 meters, 717 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1980-09-20 and 2020-02-12
Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole rhinoceros: casent0610061; Not Provided: casent0283263; paralectotype of Pheidole rhinoceros: casent0610062; syntype of Pheidole rhinoceros: casent0901606, casent0901607, casent0904383