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Species: Pheidole breviseta   Santschi, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole flavens st. breviseta Santschi, 1919f PDF: 39 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Santschi, 1923d PDF: 60.
See also: Wilson, 2003A: 384.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina
  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 brevisetaHNS Santschi

Pheidole flavens st. brevisetaHNS Santschi 1919f: 39. Raised to species level by Santschi 1923d: 60.

types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.

etymology L brevisetaHNS, short-haired.

diagnosis A medium-sized species with mesonotal convexity similar to lignicolaHNS of Argentina, Paraguay, and southern Brazil.

Major: distinguished by its smooth occiput, cornulate postpetiole, relatively short pilosity, and yellow color.

measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 0.92, HL 0.94, SL 0.42, EL 0.12, PW 0.46.

Paralectotype minor: HW 0.42, HL 0.46, SL 0.38, EL 0.06, PW 0.26.

Color Major and minor: concolorous medium yellow.

Range Known only from the type series.

Biology Unknown.

figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype, minor. ARGENTINA: Alta Gracia, Cordova, type locality. Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole breviseta: casent0913280; paralectotype of Pheidole breviseta: casent0913281

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