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Species: Pheidole gertrudae   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole gertrudae Forel, 1886b PDF: xlii (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1887 PDF: 592 (s.).
Senior synonym of Pheidole humilis: Kempf, 1960f: 463.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole gertrudae   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 537, (download) 537 20017
Pheidole gertrudae   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 34, (download) 34 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque alto.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 1 times Epigaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 260 - 650 meters, 357 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-01-01 and 2013-01-01

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole gertrudae: casent0908143; paralectotype of Pheidole gertrudae: casent0908144; syntype of Pheidole gertrudae leonhardi: casent0908145; syntype of Pheidole gertrudae loretensis: casent0913327

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