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Species: Pheidole victima   Santschi, 1929 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole lignicola var. victima Santschi, 1929d PDF: 290 (s.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Wilson, 2003A: 533.


  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 victimaHNS Santschi, new status

Pheidole lignicola var. victimaHNS Santschi 1929d: 290.

types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.

Etymology Unknown.

diagnosis Similar to tarchon and tetricaHNS, differing as follows.

Major: dark reddish-yellow; all of dorsal surface of head, including occiput but excluding frontal triangle and midclypeus, carinulate; carinulae originating on frontal lobes spread outward, away from the midline; in dorsal-oblique view propodeum descends to metanotal groove by a short, steep face; postpetiole from above oval; anterior third of promesonotal dorsum carinulate; all of head and mesosoma foveolate and opaque. Minor: unknown.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 0.94, HL 0.96, SL 0.62, EL 0.12, PW 0.42. Color Major: concolorous dark reddish yellow.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, major. BRAZIL: Rio Negro, Parana. Minor unknown. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole victima: casent0913346

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