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Species: Pheidole bakeri   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole bakeri Forel, 1912c PDF: 82 (s.w.) CUBA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Wilson, 2003A: 660.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Cuba
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press

Pheidole bakeriHNS Forel

Pheidole bakeriHNS Forel 1912c: 82.

Types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve; Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

Etymology Eponymous.

Diagnosis Most similar to androsanaHNS of the Bahamas, from which it differs principally by the smooth and shiny posterior half of the major's head capsule and carinulate mesopleuron, as well as by its longer propodeal spines. Measurements (mm) Syntype major: HW 1.60, HL 1.90, SL (not measured), EL 0.22, PW 0.80. Syntype minor: HW 0.60, HL 0.64, SL 0.62, EL 0.12, PW 0.40.

Color Major: concolorous medium yellow with a slight reddish tinge, hence light "orange." Minor: concolorous medium yellow.

Range Known only from Cuba (Havana and San Bias, Pinar del Rio).

Biology Unknown.

Figure Upper: syntype, major (damaged specimen; outline of antenna drawn from specimen collected at San Bias, Pinar del Rio). Lower: syntype, minor. CUBA: Havana. Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole bakeri: casent0908160; type of Pheidole bakeri: focol0246

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