Pheidole subreticulata Emery , 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: 514

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20017

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scientific name

Pheidole subreticulata Emery
status

new status

Pheidole subreticulata Emery  HNS  , new status

Pheidole nana var. subreticulata Emery  HNS  1894d: 159.

Types Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova.

Etymology l subreticulata  HNS  , less netlike, evidently referring to the small rugoreticulum on the head.

diagnosis Similar in various traits to breviscapa  HNS  , bruchella  HNS  , micon  HNS  , nana  HNS  , and tennantae  HNS  , differing as follows.

Major: rugoreticulum limited to a very small patch just posterior to the antennal fossa on each side of the head; almost all of the dorsal surface and most of the lateral surfaces of the head, up to and including the occiput, carinulate; center of pronotal dorsum transversely carinulate, and sides weakly and longitudinally carinulate; mesonotal dorsum foveolate with a few broken, very short rugulae; propodeal spines half as long as the propodeal basal face; petiolar node in side view thick near base, tapering toward apex; postpetiole from above diamond-shaped.

Measurements (mm) Syntype major: hw 0.96, hl 0.96, SL 0.58, EL 0.10, pw 0.46.

Color Not recorded.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Syntypes, major, a composite of two specimens from the type series. Minor unknown. BRAZIL: Mato Grosso. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole