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Species: Pheidole severini   Forel, 1904 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pheidole severini Forel, 1904e PDF: 171 (s.w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1922c PDF: 99; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 201; Bolton, 1995b: 330; Wilson, 2003A: 753 (redescription).

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: French Guiana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

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 severiniHNS Forel

Pheidole severiniHNS Forel 1904e: 171.

Types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve (syntype minor only; major not located, may be in the Musee de Bruxelles, the source of Forel's material).

Etymology Eponymous.

Diagnosis A member of the tristisHNS group, similar (in the minor caste, the only one available in this study) to excubitorHNS, grandinodusHNS, and obrimaHNS in the greatly enlarged postpetiole and overall habitus, differing in the shallow, nearly flat venter of the postpetiole in side view; constricted ventral margin of the postpetiolar node from above; much longer antennal scapes; and more prominent nuchal collar.

Measurements (mm) Syntype minor: HW 0.74, HL 1.02, SL 1.32, EL 0.20, PW 0.52. Color Minor: concolorous dark yellow.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Syntype, minor. FRENCH GUIANA: Cayenne. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole severini: casent0908117



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