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Species: Pheidole eparmata

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Pheidole eparmata Wilson, 2003A: 684, figs. (s.w.) VENEZUELA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Wilson, E. O.:
Etymology L eparmata , armed upon or in addition to, in reference to the similarity to subarmata and related species.
Diagnosis Major: somewhat similar to subarmata and related species (see under subarmata ), but very small, with frontal lobes less extended in side view; shallow antennal scrobes present; head bicolored (see under Color below); eyes set well forward, so that their distance from the anterior genal border is only slightly more than an Eye Length; postpetiole seen from above oval; all of frontal lobes covered by carinulae, which extend more than halfway from level of eyes to level of occiput.
Minor: eye placed well forward on head, such that distance to anterior genal border is less than an Eye Length.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.62, HL 0.76, SL 0.36, EL 0.08, PW 0.34.
Paratype minor: HW 0.40, HL 0.44, SL 0.34, EL 0.06, PW 0.24.
color Major and minor: brownish yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Biology Unknown.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. VENEZUELA: Rancho Grande, Estado Aragua, 1100 m (William L. and Doris E. Brown). Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane wet forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times bait, 1 times search

Elevations: collected from 1100 - 1200 meters, 1150 meters average

Type specimens: paratype Pheidole eparmata: jtlc000016368

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