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|Senior synonym of Pheidole idulis: Wilson, 2003A: 167.|
Pheidole angustaHNS Forel
types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve.
etymology L angustaHNS, narrow, allusion unknown.
diagnosis A yellow, long-scaped member of the diligensHNS group similar to longiscapaHNS, 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.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in montane shrubs.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times foragers.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.
Elevations: collected at 1200 m