Pheidole campostela Kempf

Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 177

publication ID

20017

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scientific name

Pheidole campostela Kempf
status

 

Pheidole campostela Kempf 

Pheidole camptostela Kempf  HNS  1972d: 457. Types Mus. Zool. Univ. Sao Paulo.

Etymology Gr camptostela  HNS  , bent column, referring to the aberrant petiole.

DIAGNOSIS With P. cyrtostela  HNS  , unique within Pheidole  HNS  for the sharply bent petiole and depressed petiolar node, as seen from the side, in both major and minor. Distinguished from cyrtostela  HNS  by the more exaggerated form of the petiolar modification, the absence of rugoreticula on the head of the major, and the narrowed occiput of the minor.

MEASUREMENTS (mm) Paratype major: HW 0.94, HL 0.96, SL 0.74, EL 0.20, PW 0.50. Paratype minor: HW 0.44, HL 0.56, SL 0.64, EL 0.14, PW 0.34. Color Major: concolorous light reddish brown.

Minor: concolorous yellowish red except for gaster, which is plain medium brown.

RANGE Known only from the type locality.

BIOLOGY Unknown.

FIGURE Upper: paratype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. BRAZIL: Utiariti, Rio Papagaio, Amazonas. Scale bars = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole