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Species: Pheidole potosiana   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pheidole potosiana Wilson, 2003a: 339, figs. (s.w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Longino, 2009 PDF: 66
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mexico, Costa Rica.


See Comments under P. acamata.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole potosiana new species  Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 339, (download) 339 20017
Pheidole potosiana   Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 66, (download) 66 22820

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in Moist forest patch surrounded by dry forest (Bosque Humedo), 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times at bait, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Baiting, 2 times miniWinkler, 1 times Beating, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1415 meters, 324 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-12-24 00:00:00.0 and 2008-06-16 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: holotype Pheidole potosiana: jtlc000016497

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