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Species: Pheidole vulcan   Fischer & Fisher, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole vulcan Fischer & Fisher, 2013 PDF: 349, figs 26A-F COMOROS. Malagasy. Primary type information: COMOROS, Grande Comore, Karthala, 11.8134 S, 43.4194 E, 1125 m, montane rainforest, sifted leaf litter, 13.iii.2008, coll. Fisher et al., BLF19700; CASENT0137234; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 9 times ex rotten log, 1 times under tree bark, live tree, 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times under moss, above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 995 - 1235 meters, 1067 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole vulcan: casent0137234; paratype: casent0135229, casent0136532, casent0137193, casent0137194, casent0137205, casent0137279, casent0137429; paratype of Pheidole vulcan: casent0137211



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