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Species: Pheidole similis   Salata & Fisher, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole similis Salata & Fisher, 2020c 10.11646/zootaxa.4843.1.1 PDF: 49, figs. 22A-F, 27N, 28N (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antsiranana, Nosy Be, Rés. Naturelle Intégrale de Lokobe, 6.3 km. 112° ESE Hellville, -13.41933, 48.33117, 30 m., 19.iii.2001, BLF03447 (B.L. Fisher, et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0427852. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 2 paratype minor workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: CASC, MHNG. Secondary type specimen: CASENT0427853, CASENT0427854. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected at 30 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 2001-03-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole similis: casent0427852; paratype of Pheidole similis: casent0427853, casent0427854

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