To cite this page, please use the following:
· For print: Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.41. California Academy of Science, online at https://www.antweb.org. Accessed .
· For web:
Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis Tentatively placed in the tristisHNS group because of its larger size, macracanthaHNS is similar to cataphractaHNS of the punctatissimaHNS group, differing in the minor caste as follows: much larger; occiput in full face strongly convex instead of concave; pilosity denser and longer; first gastral tergite mostly shagreened.
measurements (mm) Holotype minor: HW 0.72, HL 0.76, SL 0.78, EL 0.12, PW 0.46.
Color Concolorous yellow.
range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Holotype, minor. PANAMA: Guipe (J. Zetek). Scale bar = 1 mm.
Type specimens: paratype Pheidole macracantha: jtlc000016443
AntWeb content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. We encourage use of AntWeb images. In print, each image must include attribution to its photographer, the specimen code of the image, and "from www.antweb.org" in each figure caption. For websites, images must be clearly identified as coming from www.antweb.org, with a backward link to the respective source page. See How to Cite AntWeb.
Antweb is funded from private donations and from grants from the National Science Foundation, DEB-0344731, EF-0431330 and DEB-0842395. Thu Aug 06 00:58:07 PDT 2020.