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Species: Pheidole insipida   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pheidole kingi r. insipida Forel, 1899e PDF: 76 (s.w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. Primary type information: Mexico, Veracruz: Cordoba (Salle) [BMNH, unique specimen identifier CASENT0901556] AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 195
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 389 times found in cloud forest, 221 times found in mesophyll forest, 115 times found in montane wet forest, 94 times found in oak cloud forest, 86 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 61 times found in mesophil forest, 61 times found in 2º mixed hardwood forest, 48 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 29 times found in lowland wet forest, 32 times found in 2º mesophil forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 994 times at bait, 275 times ex sifted leaf litter, 71 times beating vegetation, 9 times Malaise trap, 4 times at bait on ground, 2 times foragers at cookie bait, 3 times at ground bait, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times ground foragers, 2 times forest litter, 3 times flight intercept trap, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 985 times Baiting, 211 times MiniWinkler, 71 times Beating, 45 times MaxiWinkler, 16 times search, 14 times bait, 20 times Winkler, 9 times Malaise, 2 times hand collecting, 4 times Berlese, 4 times Flight Intercept Trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2134 meters, 1295 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-12-23 and 2021-05-08

Type specimens: paratype Pheidole fariasana: jtlc000016373; paratype Pheidole mooreorum: jtlc000016463; syntype of Pheidole kingi inspida: casent0901555, casent0901556

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