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J. Longino, 5 Nov 2021: Pheidole napoensis Wilson, known only from one major worker, looks identical to fullerae Wilson to me.
Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Named after Kathryn Fuller, President of World Wildlife Fund-U. S. and champion of tropical biodiversity.
diagnosis Similar in various respects to the species listed in the heading above, differing as follows from these and other tristisgroup species.
Major: antennal lobes project forward and downward as prominent lobes, in side view; shallow antennal scrobes present, each with a small patch of rugoreticulum behind it; almost all of the remaining surface of the head, up to and including the occiput, carinulate; humeri in dorsal-oblique view very prominent, lobose, and 2X higher than mesonotal convexity relative to the metanotal groove; corners of humeri rugoreticulate; postpetiole from above elliptical.
Minor: entire body almost completely smooth and shiny; propodeal spines reduced to denticles; promesonotal central half flat in side view; occiput narrow with a nuchal collar.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.44, HL 1.44, SL 0.72, EL 0.16, PW 0.72. Paratype minor: HW 0.54, HL 0.58, SL 0.64, EL 0.08, PW 0.34.
Color Major: mandibles dark reddish brown, body medium reddish brown, other appendages light reddish brown. Minor: body medium reddish brown, appendages dark brownish yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Biology The type colony was found nesting in a very small dead stick at the edge of a forest stream; the nest contained a seed cache.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. ECUADOR: Sucua, 16 km south of Macas, 2Ã‚Â°28'S 78Ã‚Â°10"W (Gary Umphrey). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in rotten stick on ground., 1 times Nest in dead stick on ground., 1 times Nest under bark of dead branch on ground..
Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.
Elevations: collected from 244 - 245 meters, 244 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1978-07-21 and 2012-08-11