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Species: Pheidole jeannei   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole jeannei Wilson, 2003A: 538, figs. (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Peru
  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 jeanneiHNS new species

Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

Etymology Named after the collector and distinguished hymenopterist, Robert L. Jeanne.

diagnosis A member of the gertrudaeHNS group, easily distinguished in the major from the other two known members ( capillataHNS, gertrudaeHNS) by the extensive rugoreticulum on the head, transverse carinulae on the pronotal dorsum, and lack of any propodeal spine or denticle, with the basal and declivitous propodeal faces in side view forming a blunt right angle. Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.12, HL 1.10, SL 0.68, EL 0.16, PW 0.60. Paratype minor: HW 0.56, HL 0.60, SL 0.64, EL 0.14, PW 0.40.

Color Major: concolorous medium brown, appendages a slightly contrasting brownish yellow. Minor: concolorous dark reddish brown.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology The type series was collected from the floor of lowland rainforest.

Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. BRAZIL: Taperinha, Santarem, Para, 2°54'S 54°20'N (Robert L. Jeanne). Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected at 250 m

Type specimens: paratype Pheidole jeannei: jtlc000016417; Paratype Pheidole jeannei Wilson 2003: casent0645808, casent0645809

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