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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis Similar in various traits to species listed in heading above, distinguished as follows.
Major: yellow; antennal scrobes present; rugoreticulum continuous all the way from the spaces between the eyes and antennal fossae posteriorly to and including the occiput; posterior half of sides and all of venter of head smooth; humerus in dorsal-oblique view subangulate; apex of petiolar node in side view very broad and rounded; all of pronotal dorsum carinulate, and rest of mesosoma solely foveolate; antennal funiculi with abundant, very long, erect hairs; femora swollen.
Minor: humeri with paired equilateral teeth, each of which bears a single long hair; posterior and lateral margins of head and all of mesosoma foveolate.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.80, HL 0.82, SL 0.46, EL 0.10, PW 0.44. Paratype minor: HW 0.46, HL 0.50, SL 0.42, EL 0.08, PW 0.30. color Major and minor:, concolorous medium yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Biology Collected "inside philodendron fruit."
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. HONDURAS: La Ceiba, Depto. Atlantida (collector unknown, probably W. L. Brown). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 2 times found in La Selva, 1 times found in secondgrowth/plantation, 2 times found in Entre el SHO y SSE, 2 times found in CCL 400, 2 times found in Sura 700m, 1 times found in montane wet forest edge, 2 times found in SURA 850M, 1 times found in cultivated clearing, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in dead stem, 1 times in node Cordia alliodora, 1 times Solanum adherens foliage, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex Cordia alliodora node, 2 times Copa de arbol, 1 times ex domatium Cordia alliodora, 1 times bajo de M/01, 1 times on canopy stems of Guarea guidonia, 1 times NOTES FOR COLLECTIONS #3291-s TO #3315 WERE LOST. NOTES WERE RECONSTRUCTED FROM, 1 times N-S leg of LEP; recent treefall; small Stryphnodendron and some other tree; the, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times Fogging, 6 times search, 7 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times flight intercept trap.
Elevations: collected from 30 - 1080 meters, 139 meters average
Type specimens: paratype Pheidole floricola: jtlc000016376