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Pheidologeton maccus Wheeler, W. M. 1929
Life   Insecta   Hymenoptera   Formicidae   Pheidologeton

Pheidologeton maccus, head
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Pheidologeton maccus, head

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Pheidologeton maccus, head
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Names
Scientific source:

Natural history
This ant forages in the leaf litter.

How to encounter
Hand-sift leaf litter. Or lay pitfall traps in the ground. Where you find these ants, bait with cookies or tuna flakes and follow the workers to their nest.

References
Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 14: 73-171.

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