Pheidole angusta Forel

Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 167

publication ID

20017

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scientific name

Pheidole angusta Forel
status

 

Pheidole angusta Forel  HNS 

Pheidole angusta  HNS  Forel 1908h: 373. Syn.: Pheidole angusta r. idulis  HNS  Forel 1912g: 235, n. syn.

types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve.

etymology L angusta  HNS  , narrow, allusion unknown.

diagnosis A yellow, long-scaped member of the diligens  HNS  group similar to longiscapa  HNS  , differing as follows. Major: dorsal surface of head with sparse long hairs, some longer than Eye Length; antennal scape approaching occipital corner within less than its own maximum width; carinulae of head not extending posteriorly beyond eyes; apex of petiolar node tapering to a near point in side view.

Minor: pilosity of dorsal surface of head and promesonotum sparse, long, some hairs longer than Eye Length; humerus in dorsaloblique view denticulate; petiolar node in side view tapered almost to a blunt point; occiput with nuchal collar. Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.12, HL 1.14, SL 0.84, EL 0.18, PW 0.52. Paralectotype minor: HW 0.60, HL 0.74, SL 0.86, EL 0.14, PW 0.40. Color Major and minor: concolorous medium yellow. Range Recorded from Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Biology Unknown.

Figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype, minor. BRAZIL: Ipiranga, Sao Paulo. Scale bars = 1 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole