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Species: Pheidole tristis   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica tristis Smith, 1858a PDF: 132 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pheidole: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 360.
Senior synonym of Pheidole emeryi: Kempf, 1965 PDF: 183.
Senior synonym of Pheidole rubra: Kempf, 1965 PDF: 183.
Senior synonym of Pheidole fumipennis: Brown, 1981 PDF: 527.
Senior synonym of Pheidole crassipes: Wilson, 2003a: 769.
Senior synonym of Pheidole emeryi alsia: Wilson, 2003a: 769.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole tristis   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 769, (download) 769 20017
Pheidole tristis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 35, (download) 35 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Humid subtropical medium forest, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foraging on rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 800 meters, 618 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1857-02-01 and 2014-11-10

Type specimens: Holotype of Atta rubra: casent0901577; Lectotype of Pheidole crassipes: casent0916073, casent0916074; syntype of Atta fumipennis: casent0901574; syntype of Pheidole emeryi: casent0901575, casent0901576; syntype of Pheidole tristis: casent0901573; syntype of Pheidole emeryi alsia: casent0913467, casent0913468; type of Pheidole emeryi: focol1425

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