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Species: Pheidole meinerti   Forel, 1905 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole meinerti Forel, 1905e PDF: 159 (s.) VENEZUELA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype (?) major worker. Primary type locality: Venezuela: La Moka (F. Meinert). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: No indication of number of specimens is given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole mimula: Wilson, 2003a: 616
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):


J. Longino, 29 Oct 2021: Pheidole aripoensis Wilson 2003 from Trinidad and metana Wilson 2003 from Colombia are probably junior synonyms of meinerti Forel 1905 from Venezuela.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole meinerti   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 616, (download) 616 20017
Pheidole meinerti n. sp.  Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 159, (download) 159 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in riparian dry forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in dead stick on ground., 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times leaf mold, rotten wood.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times Winkler, 1 times sifted litter.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 1150 meters, 322 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-06-18 00:00:00.0 and 2012-07-25 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0738909; syntype of Pheidole meinerti: casent0908289

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