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Species: Pheidole balcanica   Seifert, 2016 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole balcanica Seifert, 2016b PDF: 15, figs. 5-7 (s.w.) CROATIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Croatia: Smokvica Krmpotska-400 m. W, 45.08710°N, 14.84735°E, 8 m., Wegrand, 29.vii.2014-85 (B. Seifert). Primary type depository: SMNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 2 paratype major workers, 3 paratype minor workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: SMNG. Type notes: Seifert comments that 7 major and 16 minor workers from the type series are retained in ethanol in SMNG. AntCat AntWiki

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Turkey
    Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in anthropogenic, 1 times found in beach (rocks), 1 times found in coastal oak forest, 1 times found in niedriger Wald, 1 times found in road in city, 1 times found in shrubsland on rocks, 1 times found in transition Maquis/anthropogenic, 1 times found in trees in open (disturbed), 1 times found in xerothermous, open.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under large stone, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times unter Stein, Juniperus, Gras, 1 times under stone, 1 times small embankment, 1 times on concrete, 1 times nest under oak.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times search.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 500 meters, 412 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2014-07-29 00:00:00.0 and 2022-07-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole balcanica: antweb1038022

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