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Species: Pheidole confoedusta   Wheeler, 1909 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole confoedusta Wheeler, 1909b PDF: 233 (s.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 278.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico

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 confoedusta WheelerHNS

Pheidole confoedusta WheelerHNS 1909b: 233.

Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

Etymology Unknown.

Diagnosis A member of the fallaxHNS group, easily distinguished as follows.

Major: antennal scape exceeding occipital corner by about its own maximum width; vertex and genae carinulate, and sides of dorsum of head from level of ventral eye margin to occiput rugoreticulate; head quadrate; antennal scapes expanded near base; petiolar peduncle in side view very thick, its dorsal profile forming a straight line with the node all the way to the apex; parts of pronotal dorsum and mid-clypeus irregularly rugulose; entire head, mesosoma, and waist foveolate and opaque; postpetiole from above diamond-shaped and carinulate. Minor: unknown.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.30, HL 1.26, SL 1.04, EL 0.24, PW 0.70. Color Major: concolorous light reddish brown.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

figure Lectotype, major. MEXICO: Jalapa, Veracruz (f. Silvestri). (Minor unknown.) Scale bar = 1 mm.



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