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Species: Pheidole rugatula   Santschi, 1933 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pheidole (Pheidole) risi var. rugatula Santschi, 1933f PDF: 109 (s.w.) ARGENTINA (Misiones). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 745). Primary type locality: lectotype Argentina: Misiones, Loreto, no. 1972 (A.A. Ogloblin). Primary type depository: NHMB. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 2003a: 745.
Subspecies of Pheidole risii: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 200; Bolton, 1995b: 329.
Status as species: Wilson, 2003a: 745 (redescription); Wild, 2007b PDF: 35.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, French Guiana, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Itapúa

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole rugatula   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 745, (download) 745 20017
Pheidole rugatula   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in bosque alto, 2 times found in CloudForest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Ground, 1 times nido debajo de corteza, 1 times nido de baja de corteza.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 2 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 688 meters, 326 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1932-07-03 00:00:00.0 and 2018-10-16 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole rugatula: casent0913418; paralectotype of Pheidole rugatula: casent0913419

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