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Species: Pheidole minax   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole minax Wilson, 2003A: 721, figs. (w.) PERU. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Peru
  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 minaxHNS new species

types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

etymology L minaxHNS, threatening.

Diagnosis Similar to species listed in heading above, with following differences. Major: unknown.

Minor: occiput narrow, with nuchal collar, and rugoreticulate; most of rest of dorsal head surface rugulose, only locally and weakly reticulate; propodeal spines as long as propodeal basal face; promesonotum rugoreticulate; postpetiolar dorsum rugulose; all of central strip of first gastral tergite shagreened.

Measurements (mm) Holotype minor: HW 0.84, HL 0.82, SL 0.90, EL 0.16, PW 0.58. Color Minor: body medium reddish yellow, appendages light reddish yellow.

Range Known only from the type locality.

Biology Unknown.

Figure Holotype, minor. PERU: Estacion Biologia Cocha Cashu, Manu National Park, Madre de Dios, 400 m (Diane W. Davidson). Major unknown. Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 300 m

Type specimens:

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