Pheidole laeviventris

Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 714

publication ID

20017

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scientific name

Pheidole laeviventris
status

 

Pheidole laeviventris  HNS  Mayr

Pheidole laeviventris  HNS  Mayr 1870a: 401.

Types Naturhist. Mus. Wien.

etymology L laeviventris  HNS  , smooth belly, referring to gaster.

diagnosis Similar to aper  HNS  , bambusarum  HNS  , brevicona  HNS  , dyctiota  HNS  , lutzi  HNS  , risii  HNS  , rugatula  HNS  , senilis  HNS  , sigillata  HNS  , trachyderma  HNS  , and traini  HNS  , distinguished as follows. Major: unknown.

Minor: occiput and sides of head rugoreticulate; vertex, antennal fossae, and frontal lobes carinulate; frontal triangle and midclypeus smooth; anterior and posterior thirds of pronotum foveolate, center smooth; occiput narrow, lacking nuchal collar or with rudiment only; humerus subangulate; propodeal spine equilaterally triangular.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype minor: HW 0.66, HL 0.78, SL 0.82, EL 0.14, PW 0.40.

color Minor: body concolorous medium reddish brown, appendages brownish yellow.

range Known only from the type locality (Colombia, no further data).

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, minor. COLOMBIA (no further data). Major: unknown. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole