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Species: Pheidole nodus   Smith, 1874 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole nodus Smith, 1874b PDF: 407 (s.) JAPAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Japan, Hyogo AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as nodns by Teranishi, 1940: 47.].
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 93; Forel, 1900h PDF: 268; Wheeler, 1906h PDF: 307 (redescription); Yano, 1910a PDF: 419; Emery, 1921c PDF: 92; Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 107; Wheeler, 1929g PDF: 3; Teranishi, 1940: 41; Azuma, 1950a: 34; Azuma, 1951 PDF: 87; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 146; Azuma, 1953 PDF: 2; Azuma, 1955 PDF: 79; Yasumatsu, 1962 PDF: 96; Azuma, 1977a PDF: 113; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 197; Ogata, 1982 PDF: 196; Ogata, 1991b PDF: 93; Wang, 1992: 679; Wu & Wang, 1992c: 1305; Morisita et al., 1992: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 326; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 103; Tang et al., 1995: 58; Zhou & Zheng, 1999 PDF: 84 (in key); Zhou, 2001a PDF: 128; Park & Kim, 2000a PDF: 110; Eguchi, 2001a PDF: 18; Zhang & Zheng, 2002 PDF: 219; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 158; Lin & Wu, 2003: 65; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 34; Zhou, 2006 PDF: 584; Eguchi, 2008 PDF: 59 (redescription); Terayama, 2009 PDF: 172 (in key); Mohanraj et al., 2010 PDF: 7; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 50; Sarnat et al., 2015 10.3897/zookeys.543.6050 PDF: 60 (redescription); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 42.
Material of the unavailable name Pheidole nodus rhombinoda gratiosa referred here by Eguchi, 2008 PDF: 59; Sarnat et al., 2015 10.3897/zookeys.543.6050 PDF: 60.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic bioregions

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 6 times found in Port of Entry, 1 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 1 times found in limestone rain forest, 1 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in Rubber plantation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Erde, 1 times packing material, 1 times on lily bulbs, 1 times on bulbs, 1 times lily bulb, 1 times inspecection house, in soil about bamboo plants.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 1 times m2 Winkler sifting,.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 1219 meters, 630 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1904-02-24 and 2013-06-14

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole rhombinoda formosensis: casent0907940; Lectotype of Pheidole rhombinoda stella: casent0907944; Lectotype of Pheidole rhombinoda taprobanae: casent0907942; Lectotype of Pheidole treubi: casent0907968; paralectotype of Pheidole rhombinoda formosensis: casent0907941; paralectotype of Pheidole rhombinoda taprobanae: casent0907943; syntype of Pheidole noda: casent0901507; syntype of Pheidole rhombinoda: casent0922209, casent0922210; syntype of Pheidole rhombinoda micantiventris: casent0916618; syntype of Pheidole noda flebilis: casent0913371, casent0913372; syntype of Pheidole noda rhombinoda gratiosa: casent0913367, casent0913368; syntype of Pheidole rhombinoda formosensis: casent0904233, casent0904234; type of Pheidole rhombinoda var. formosensis: focol0222, focol0224, focol0228, focol0229, focol0230, focol0231, focol0233, focol1406, focol1407, focol1408, focol0223-1, focol0223-2, focol0232-1, focol0232-2

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