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Species: Pheidole mosenopsis   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole mosenopsis Wilson, 2003a: 724, figs. (s.w.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Bolivia: La Paz, Cordallera Real, Caranavi, nr radio station, 800 m. (C. Kugler). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype minor worker. Secondary type locality: Paraguay: Canendiyú, Jejuimi, Reserva Mbaracayú (no collector’s name). Secondary type depository: MCZC. Type notes: Details of paratype castes and their numbers are not given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wild, 2007b PDF: 35.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole mosenopsis new species  Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 724, (download) 724 20017
Pheidole mosenopsis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in bosque alto.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Soil - litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 4 times 30 x 30 cm winkler (litter + 2 cm of soil), 2 times Litter extracted in Berlese funnels, 2 times Winkler, 2 times Winkler (soil+litter), 1 times direct collection, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 42 - 800 meters, 276 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1981-06-24 00:00:00.0 and 2017-04-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype Pheidole mosenopsis: jtlc000016465

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