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Species: Pheidole schwarzmaieri   Borgmeier, 1939 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole schwarzmaieri Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 420, fig. 6 (s.w.) BRAZIL (Goiás). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 750). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Goias, Campinos, xii.1933 (T. Borgmeier). Primary type depository: MZSP. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 2003a: 750.
Status as species: Kempf, 1964e PDF: 62; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 201; Bolton, 1995b: 329; Wilson, 2003a: 750 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole schwarzmaieri n. sp.  Borgmeier, T., 1939, Nova contribuição para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicais (Hym. Formicidae)., Revista de Entomologia, São Paulo 10, pp. 403-428: 420-421, (download) 420-421 6484
Pheidole schwarzmaieri   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 750, (download) 750 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected at 691 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 2005-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2021-02-26 00:00:00.0

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