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Species: Pheidole gertrudae   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole gertrudae Forel, 1886b PDF: xlii (w.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype minor workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro (Naegeli). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: Wilson, 2003a: 537, designates a lectotype major worker, but the original description includes only minor workers. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole humilis: Kempf, 1960f PDF: 463; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 193; Bolton, 1995b: 322; Wilson, 2003a: 537.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole gertrudae   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 537, (download) 537 20017
Pheidole gertrudae   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: 3 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque alto.

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

Elevations: collected from 170 - 650 meters, 295 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole gertrudae: casent0908143; paralectotype of Pheidole gertrudae: casent0908144; syntype of Pheidole gertrudae leonhardi: casent0908145; syntype of Pheidole gertrudae loretensis: casent0913327

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