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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
diagnosis Similar in various details to amabilisHNS, arhuacaHNS, citrinaHNS, crinitaHNS, delicataHNS, floridanaHNS, hedlundorumHNS, mallotaHNS, melastomaeHNS, nitidicollisHNS, similigenaHNS, and terresiHNS, differing as follows.
Major: yellow; occipital lobes smooth and shiny, and most of rest of head carinulate and sparsely foveolate; carinulate immediately mesad to eye curve forward (in side view) to travel to the anterior genal border; mesonotal convexity present but rudimentary; entire mesosoma foveolate; postpetiole from above trapezoidal.
Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 0.86, HL 0.90, SL 0.44, EL 0.12, PW 0.40.
color Major: medium yellow with reddish overtone except for appendages and gaster, which are plain medium yellow. Range Known only from the type locality.
biology The type colony was collected from an epiphyte (Tillandsia streptophylla).
Figure Lectotype, major. MEXICO: Mirador, Veracruz (Elisabeth Skwarra). (Minor not seen.) Scale bar = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nesting in Tillandsia streptophylla.
Elevations: collected at 900 m
Collect Date Range: collected on 1929-04-19
Type specimens: lectotype Pheidole tillandsiarum: jtlc000016556
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