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Species: Pheidole fuscula   Emery, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole fuscula Emery, 1900b PDF: 325 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major workers, syntype minor workers (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Papua New Guinea: Beliao I. (L. Biró). Primary type depository: MSNG (probably also HNHM). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Primary Lowland Rainforest, 8 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in Primary and Secondary Lowland Rainforest, 2 times found in Primary mid-elevation forest, 3 times found in primary lowland forest, 1 times found in mid elevation forest, 2 times found in Montane primary rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland secondary rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland swamp forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Sifted litter(leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under bark of a lying wood, 1 times dead branch on tree, 1 times bait trap, 1 times inside rotten trunk buried in leaf litter, 1 times Under moss on recent tree-fall. Low land rainforest, 2 times Litter, 2 times Ex rotten log., 1 times Sifted mixed leaf litter, 1 times Montane rainforest ex leaf litter, 1 times Foragers in leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand Collection, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Hand Collected, 1 times Bait Trap.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1400 meters, 423 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1975-09-05 00:00:00.0 and 2010-11-10 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0199103, casent0199108, casent0199141, casent0199259, casent0199316, casent0199452, casent0199470, casent0199502, casent0199520, casent0199529, casent0199536, casent0219474, casent0219476, casent0219492, casent0282427, casent0282428, casent0282429, casent0282524, casent0282525, casent0282560, casent0282561, casent0282562, casent0282778, casent0282780, casent0282833, casent0282843, casent0282846, casent0282857, casent0282860, casent0282864, casent0282921, casent0282923, casent0282934, casent0282952, casent0282955, casent0282963, casent0282966, casent0282971, casent0283576, casent0283593, casent0283596, casent0283599, casent0283961, casent0283962, casent0283964, casent0283965, casent0283966, casent0283972, casent0283978, casent0283979, casent0284036, casent0339782, casent0339794, casent0716145, casent0716259, casent0716260, casent0716275, casent0716276, casent0716277, casent0716278, casent0716279, casent0716280, casent0716281, casent0716282, casent0716283, lacment316327, lacment316332, lacment316388, lacment316389, lacment316402, lacment316421, lacment316430, lacment316431, lacment316578; syntype of Pheidole fuscula: casent0904295, casent0904296

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