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Species: Pheidole lucretii   Santschi, 1923 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole lucretii Santschi, 1923d PDF: 45 (s.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 319.


  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 lucretiiHNS Santschi

Pheidole lucretiiHNS Santschi 1923d: 45.

Types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.

Etymology Eponymous.

diagnosis A member of the " jujuyensisHNS complex" of the larger fallaxHNS group, comprising araneoidesHNS, cuevasiHNS, durioneiHNS, jujuyensisHNS, kugleriHNS, leoninaHNS, leptinaHNS, lucretiiHNS, lupusHNS, paraensisHNS, punctithoraxHNS, tijucanaHNS, wallaceiHNS, and wolfringiHNS. P. lucretiiHNS is distinguished as follows.

Major: head quadrate; antennal scape just attaining the occipital border; space from eyes to antennal fossae, and all of the posterior dorsal half of the head, including the occiput, rugoreticulate; propodeal spines reduced to denticles; anterior fourth of central strip of first gastral tergite shagreened. Minor: unknown.

measurements (mm) Major: HW 1.54, HL 1.54, SL 1.12, EL 0.24, PW 0.84.

color Major: head, mesosoma, and appendages medium reddish brown; waist and gaster plain medium brown.

range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

figure Lectotype, major. BRAZIL: Blumenau, Santa Catarina. (Minor unknown.) Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole lucretii: casent0913347

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