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Species: Pheidole eidmanni   Menozzi, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole eidmanni Menozzi, 1926c PDF: 69, fig. 1 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 289.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil
  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 eidmanni MenozziHNS

Pheidole eidmanni MenozziHNS 1926c: 69.

Types Institute di Entomologia "Guido Grandi."

Etymology Named after the entomologist H. Eidmann.

Diagnosis A member of the fallaxHNS group, similar in different characters to bergiHNS, cordicepsHNS, nitidulaHNS, and pampanaHNS, and especially so with nitidulaHNS, with which it may be synonymous, and distinguished as follows.

Major: concavity of occipital border very broad in frontal view; rugoreticulum less extensive on genae (than in nitidulaHNS); in dorsaloblique view, humerus lower than convexity that follows it; pronotum completely smooth and shiny. Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.06, HL 1.08, SL 0.64, EL 0.20, PW 0.56. Color Major: body concolorous medium reddish brown.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, major. BRAZIL: Mogidas-Cruzes, Sao Paulo. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole eidmanni: casent0913304, casent0913305

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