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Species: Pheidole decepticon   Fischer & Fisher, 2013 

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Pheidole spinosa

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole decepticon Fischer & Fisher, 2013 PDF: 316, figs 15A-F (s.w.) MAYOTTE. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Salata & Fisher, 2022 10.7717/peerj.13263 PDF: 21). Primary type locality: lectotype Madagascar: Antananarivo (Camboué). Primary type depository: MHNG. Primary type specimen: CASENT0101330 (top specimen; lectotype). Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 4 paralectotype major workers, 2 paralectotype minor workers. Secondary type localities: 2 paralectotype major workers, 2 paralectotype minor workers with same data as lectotype; 2 paralectotype major workers Madagascar: Fianarantsoa. Secondary type depository: MHNG. Secondary type specimens: CASENT0132558, CASENT0876545, CASENT0101331, CASENT0101554, CASENT0101570. Type notes: Original description cites holotype major worker, Mayotte: Mont Chongui, 12.95945S, 45.1341E, 380 m., 28.xi.2007, BLF18916 (B.L. Fisher, et al.), deposited in CASC; 3 paratype major workers, 10 paratype minor workers with same data as holotype but BLF18922, 1 paratype minor worker with same data as holotype but BLF18897, 1 paratype minor worker Mont Chongui, 550 m., BLF18860, deposited in BMNH, CASC, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Salata & Fisher, 2022 10.7717/peerj.13263 PDF: 21.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in littoral vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times ground.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1600 meters, 802 meters average

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0741601, casent0741625



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