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Species: Pheidole laeviventris   Mayr, 1870 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole laeviventris Mayr, 1870a PDF: 401 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 714.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia
  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 laeviventrisHNS Mayr

Pheidole laeviventrisHNS Mayr 1870a: 401.

Types Naturhist. Mus. Wien.

etymology L laeviventrisHNS, smooth belly, referring to gaster.

diagnosis Similar to aperHNS, bambusarumHNS, breviconaHNS, dyctiotaHNS, lutziHNS, risiiHNS, rugatulaHNS, senilisHNS, sigillataHNS, trachydermaHNS, and trainiHNS, distinguished as follows. Major: unknown.

Minor: occiput and sides of head rugoreticulate; vertex, antennal fossae, and frontal lobes carinulate; frontal triangle and midclypeus smooth; anterior and posterior thirds of pronotum foveolate, center smooth; occiput narrow, lacking nuchal collar or with rudiment only; humerus subangulate; propodeal spine equilaterally triangular.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype minor: HW 0.66, HL 0.78, SL 0.82, EL 0.14, PW 0.40.

color Minor: body concolorous medium reddish brown, appendages brownish yellow.

range Known only from the type locality (Colombia, no further data).

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, minor. COLOMBIA (no further data). Major: unknown. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype Pheidole laeviventris: casent0601248; Paralectotype Pheidole laeviventris: casent0601249, casent0601250, casent0601251, casent0601252, casent0601253, casent0601254, casent0601255

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