Pheidole potosiana

Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 66

publication ID

22820

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F84E23F9-9FE9-4728-B51D-3078D6EDB7E2

persistent identifier

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treatment provided by

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scientific name

Pheidole potosiana
status

 

Pheidole potosiana  HNS 

Pheidole potosiana Wilson  HNS  , 2003: 339, figs. Holotype major worker and associated paratype minor worker: Mexico, San Luis Potosi, 2mi NE Xilitla, 1400', 24 Dec 1972, deciduous tropical forest (R. J. Hamton, A. B. Hamton, B. S. Ikeda) [ MCZ] (examined).

Geographic Range

Southern Mexico to Costa Rica.

Biology

This species occurs in wet to dry forest habitats. It is known almost exclusively from baits on the forest floor, although occasional workers occur in Winkler and Berlese samples.

Comments

See under P. acamata  HNS  .

MCZ

USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole