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Species: Pheidole planifrons   Santschi, 1920 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole planifrons Santschi, 1920h PDF: 166, fig. 1 (s.w.) VIETNAM. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: 2 syntype major workers, 3 syntype minor workers. Primary type locality: Vietnam (“Cochinchine”): Dalat (Bouvard). Primary type depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Santschi, 1924c PDF: 105.]
[Misspelled as planifronts by Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 34.]
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole planifrons   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 77-80, (download) 77-80 22171
Pheidole planifrons   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 77-80, (download) 77-80 22171

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in Young rain forest, 3 times found in rain forest, 4 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 5 times found in Rubber plantation, 3 times found in limestone rain forest, 1 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 1 times found in Dense rain forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in clay soil, 2 times at bait, 1 times nest in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times m2 Winkler sifting, 9 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 2 times search, 2 times bait, 1 times Pan traps, 1 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 840 meters, 523 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2006-08-02 00:00:00.0 and 2022-08-10 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0713099, casent0713100, casent0713101, casent0713102, casent0713103, casent0713104, casent0713105, casent0713106, casent0713107, casent0713108, casent0713109, casent0713110, casent0713111, casent0713112, casent0713113, casent0713114, casent0713115, casent0713116, casent0713117, casent0713118, casent0713119, casent0713120, casent0713121, casent0713122, casent0713123, casent0713124, casent0717959, casent0735835, casent0735836, casent0735837, casent0738925, casent0738935; syntype of Pheidole planifrons: casent0913394, casent0913395



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