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Species: Pheidole bergi   Mayr, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole bergi Mayr, 1887 PDF: 593, 605 (diagnosis in key) (s.w.) ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major worker, syntype minor workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Argentina: Buenos Aires (Berg) (by restriction of Kempf, 1972b PDF: 186). Primary type depository: NHMW. Type notes: Other original syntype locality: Uruguay: (no further data). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole goetschi: Wilson, 2003a: 269.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Misiones

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole bergi   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 269, (download) 269 20017
Pheidole bergi   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 34, (download) 34 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Pasture.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Foraging ants.

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

Elevations: collected from 10 - 20 meters, 15 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-12-01 00:00:00.0 and 2016-04-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole bergi: casent0901567, casent0901568; syntype of Pheidole bergi subparallela: casent0904330, casent0904331; syntype of Pheidole bergi pulliventris: casent0913277; type of Pheidole bergi: focol1546, focol1547, focol1548

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