Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.81. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Pheidole cervicornis   Emery, 1900 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pheidole cervicornis Emery, 1900b PDF: 322, pl. 8, fig. 25 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype minor worker. Primary type locality: Papua New Guinea: Lemien (L. Biró). Primary type depository: HNHM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Disturbed lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 2 times found in primary lowland forest, 1 times found in rainforest primary-growth in litter, 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times forage gr., 1 times in litter, 1 times winkler ex., 2 times Stray forager in leaf litter, 1 times Ex. Under log, 1 times Strays on log, 1 times Sifter litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times Ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand Collected.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 800 meters, 125 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-02-05 00:00:00.0 and 2010-11-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0199286, casent0199287, casent0199288, casent0199508, casent0219444, casent0282330, casent0283171, casent0283187, casent0716375, casent0716376, casent0716377, casent0741746, lacment316341, lacment316342, lacment316343, lacment316382, lacment316383, lacment316384, lacment316385, lacment316386, lacment316439; syntype of Pheidole cervicornis: casent0906634

See something amiss? Send us an email.