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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis Similar to the species listed in the heading above, differing in the following combination of traits.
Major: shallow antennal scrobes present; frontal lobe in side view angulate and turning upward; postpetiole sharply cornulate; posterior half of head and all the rest of the body smooth and shiny.
Minor: occiput narrowed, with nuchal collar; humerus with tooth in dorsal-oblique view; propodeal spine reduced and erect; entire body and head smooth and shiny.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.34, HL 1.44, SL 0.60, EL 0.10, PW 0.76. Paratype minor: HW 0.58, HL 0.60, SL 0.66, EL 0.12, PW 0.36. Color Major and minor: light brown.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. VENEZUELA: Rancho Grande, Parque Nacional Pittier, 1000-1200 m (J. D. Weintraub). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2nd growth forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in Cecropia palmatisecta sapling.
Elevations: collected from 1100 - 1160 meters, 1151 meters average
Type specimens: paratype Pheidole rhytifera: jtlc000016511