Pheidole sculptior

Longino, J. T., 2009, Additions to the taxonomy of New World Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 2181, pp. 1-90: 74

publication ID

22820

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pheidole sculptior
status

 

Pheidole sculptior  HNS 

Pheidole flavens r. sculptior Forel  HNS  , 1893: 414. Lectotype major worker (here designated, as labeled by Wilson 2003) and associated paralectotype minor worker, queen: Antilles Islands, St. Vincent (H. H. Smith) [lectotype at MCZ] (lectotype examined). Wilson, 2003: 506: raised to species.

Pheidole tayrona Wilson  HNS  , 2003: 518, figs. Holotype major worker and associated paratype minor worker: Colombia, Magdalena, Tayrona Park, Pueblito to S. park boundary, 1977 (C. Kugler) [ MCZ] (examined). New synonymy.

Comments

The types of P. sculptior  HNS  and P. tayrona  HNS  were directly compared and there is no substantial difference.

MCZ

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole