Pheidole victima , Wilson, E. O., 2003

Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 533

publication ID

20017

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pheidole victima
status

new status

Pheidole victima  HNS  Santschi, new status

Pheidole lignicola var. victima  HNS  Santschi 1929d: 290.

types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.

Etymology Unknown.

diagnosis Similar to tarchon and tetrica  HNS  , differing as follows.

Major: dark reddish-yellow; all of dorsal surface of head, including occiput but excluding frontal triangle and midclypeus, carinulate; carinulae originating on frontal lobes spread outward, away from the midline; in dorsal-oblique view propodeum descends to metanotal groove by a short, steep face; postpetiole from above oval; anterior third of promesonotal dorsum carinulate; all of head and mesosoma foveolate and opaque. Minor: unknown.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 0.94, HL 0.96, SL 0.62, EL 0.12, PW 0.42. Color Major: concolorous dark reddish yellow.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, major. BRAZIL: Rio Negro, Parana. Minor unknown. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole