Pheidole sperata Forel, 1915

Katsuyuki Eguchi, Bui Tuan Viet, Emiko Oguri & Seiki Yamane, 2016, The first discovery of the “ Pheidole quadricuspis group ” in the Indo-Chinese Peninsula (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae), Revue suisse de Zoologie 123 (1), pp. 45-55: 53

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Pheidole sperata Forel, 1915
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Pheidole sperata Forel, 1915 

Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) sperata Forel, 1915: 29-31  .

Type material examined: MHNGAbout MHNG; Indonesia, Sumatra, Simalur, Sinabang; E. Jacobson leg.; ii/ 1913 [4 syntypes (2 majors, 2 minors), type images: CASENT0907770 and CASENT0907771 of AntWeb (http://www.antweb. org/)].

Nontype material examined: ACEG; Indonesia, West Java, Mt. Halimon, F. Ito leg. [FI 96-259, - 297, - 283, - 302; FI 98-309], M. Kawamura leg. [No. 161; No. 10 / 16 a (Accession No. LC 020540View Materials: voucher specimen No. Ext 20130524 - 3)].

Distinction from P. leloi: In  the major, ventrolateral face of vertexal lobe weakly and finely rugoso-punctate; lateral face of promesonotal dome, mesopleuron, metapleuron and dorsal face of propodeum punctate; first gastral tergite finely punctate over the surface or in anterior half to two thirds. In the minor, dorsum of mesosoma sparsely with relatively short standing hairs; dorsal faces of head and promesonotal dome punctate but not overlain with rugae; petiolar node in lateral view blunt at apex, and in posterior view not emarginate at apex.

MHNG

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole

Loc

Pheidole sperata Forel, 1915

Katsuyuki Eguchi, Bui Tuan Viet, Emiko Oguri & Seiki Yamane 2016

2016
Loc

Pheidole (Pheidolacanthinus) sperata

Forel A. 1915: 29