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Species: Pheidole jamaicensis   Wheeler, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole punctatissima subsp. jamaicensis Wheeler, 1908b PDF: 161 (s.w.) JAMAICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major workers, syntype minor workers (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Jamaica: 2.5 mi. W Port Antonio, valley off shore road, 1905-06 (A.E. Wight). Primary type depositories: AMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Pheidole punctatissima annectens: Brown, 1981 PDF: 525 (in text).
Junior synonym of Pheidole bilimeki: Wilson, 2003a: 378
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Evergreen forest on ls, 1 times found in ravine, 1 times found in coffee, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in wet rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest on karst, 1 times found in secondary broadleaf forest, 1 times found in dry scrub, 1 times found in mixed hardwood-pine valley, 1 times found in tropical moist forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under stone in trail, 1 times under bromeliad, 1 times foragers at cookie bait, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times search, 3 times Winkler, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1520 meters, 682 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2015-07-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype Pheidole jamaicensis: jtlc000015830, jtlc000015831, jtlc000015832, jtlc000015833, jtlc000015834, jtlc000015835, jtlc000015836; syntype Pheidole praetermissa: jtlc000015822, jtlc000015823, jtlc000015824

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