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Species: Pheidole bakeri   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole bakeri Forel, 1912c PDF: 82 (s.w.) CUBA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 1 syntype major worker, 1 syntype minor worker. Primary type locality: Cuba: Havana (Baker). Primary type depository: MHNG (perhaps also DEIB, the origin of the 2 type specimens). Type notes: Wilson, 2003a: 660, says type material is also in MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wilson, 2003a: 660 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Cuba
  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 bakeriHNS Forel

Pheidole bakeriHNS Forel 1912c: 82.

Types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve; Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

Etymology Eponymous.

Diagnosis Most similar to androsanaHNS of the Bahamas, from which it differs principally by the smooth and shiny posterior half of the major's head capsule and carinulate mesopleuron, as well as by its longer propodeal spines. Measurements (mm) Syntype major: HW 1.60, HL 1.90, SL (not measured), EL 0.22, PW 0.80. Syntype minor: HW 0.60, HL 0.64, SL 0.62, EL 0.12, PW 0.40.

Color Major: concolorous medium yellow with a slight reddish tinge, hence light "orange." Minor: concolorous medium yellow.

Range Known only from Cuba (Havana and San Bias, Pinar del Rio).

Biology Unknown.

Figure Upper: syntype, major (damaged specimen; outline of antenna drawn from specimen collected at San Bias, Pinar del Rio). Lower: syntype, minor. CUBA: Havana. Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1927-11-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole bakeri: casent0908160; type of Pheidole bakeri: focol0246

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