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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis Nearly identical to bilimekiHNS and floridanaHNS (q.v.). Differs from both in the mostly smooth and feebly shiny pronotum of the minor, and possibly the weakly bilobous outline of the pronotum in dorsal-oblique view; and from bilimekiHNS in addition by the complete or near absence of shagreening from the first gastral tergite. There also may be small differences in the major in pilosity (as illustrated) and Color (described below).
Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 0.90, HL 0.96, SL 0.52, EL 0.12, PW 0.44. Paralectotype minor: HW 0.44, HL 0.48, SL 0.46, EL 0.10, PW 0.26.
Color Major: body dark yellow, with slight reddish overtones (hence faintly "orange"), appendages clear yellow. Minor: concolorous yellow.
Figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype, minor. JAMAICA: Newton, 900 m (Charles T. Brues). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Wet forest on karst.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest under lichen on treetrunk.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times direct collection.
Elevations: collected from 380 - 1460 meters, 812 meters average
Type specimens: paralectotype Pheidole stomachosa: jtlc000016539