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Species: Pheidole ryukyuensis   Ogata, 1982 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole ryukyuensis Ogata, 1982 PDF: 193, figs. 1-5 (s.w.q.) JAPAN (Ryukyu Is). Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Japan: Ryukyu Is, Ishigaki I., Mt Omotodake, MY-0087, 29.iv.1979 (K. Ogata). Primary type depository: KUEC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 33 paratype major workers, 22 paratype minor workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type localities: 21 paratype major workers, 15 paratype minor workers, 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype, 2 paratype major workers, 2 paratype minor workers with same data as holotype but 26.iii.1975 (K. Onoyama), 10 paratype major workers, 5 paratype minor workers Ishigaki I., Yonehara, MY-0089, 1 v.1979 (K. Ogata). Secondary type depository: KUEC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Japan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times sifted litter.

Elevations: collected from 37 - 343 meters, 241 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1979-04-29 00:00:00.0 and 2012-07-28 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0717907, casent0717917, casent0717926; paratype of Pheidole ryukyuensis: casent0901527, casent0901528

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