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Species: Pheidole angusticeps   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole angusticeps Wilson, 2003a: 609, figs. (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Costa Rica: Guanacaste, Santa Rosa Nat. Park, Murciellagos Is, San José I. (D. Olson). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: MCZC. Type notes: Details of paratype castes and their numbers are not given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole gradifer: Longino, 2009 PDF: 12
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole angusticeps new species  Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 609, (download) 609 20017
Pheidole angusticeps   Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 12-13, (download) 12-13 22820

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in beach, 1 times found in beach edge, sand dune with Cocoloba uvifera, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in park, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times at bait, 2 times tuna bait, 1 times Neivamyrmex column, 1 times olive oil bait, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 1 times bait, 1 times at bait|sugar, 1 times tuna bait.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 300 meters, 59 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-10-19 00:00:00.0 and 2012-08-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype: lacment141834; paratype Pheidole angusticeps: casent0610101, jtlc000016320

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