Pheidole eidmanni Menozzi

Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 289

publication ID

20017

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scientific name

Pheidole eidmanni Menozzi
status

 

Pheidole eidmanni Menozzi  HNS 

Pheidole eidmanni Menozzi  HNS  1926c: 69.

Types Institute di Entomologia "Guido Grandi."

Etymology Named after the entomologist H. Eidmann.

Diagnosis A member of the fallax  HNS  group, similar in different characters to bergi  HNS  , cordiceps  HNS  , nitidula  HNS  , and pampana  HNS  , and especially so with nitidula  HNS  , with which it may be synonymous, and distinguished as follows.

Major: concavity of occipital border very broad in frontal view; rugoreticulum less extensive on genae (than in nitidula  HNS  ); in dorsaloblique view, humerus lower than convexity that follows it; pronotum completely smooth and shiny. Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.06, HL 1.08, SL 0.64, EL 0.20, PW 0.56. Color Major: body concolorous medium reddish brown.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, major. BRAZIL: Mogidas-Cruzes, Sao Paulo. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole