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Species: Pheidole charazana   Wilson, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole charazana Wilson, 2003a: 398, figs. (s.w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Colombia: Cundinamarca, Charaza Mun., Chipaque (W.L. Brown & I. de Polania). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: MCZC. Type notes: Details of paratype castes and their numbers are not given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Serna et al., 2019 PDF: 943 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia
  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 charazanaHNS new species

Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.

Etymology Named after the place of origin.

Diagnosis A small, yellow member of the flavensHNS group distinguished in the major by prominently projecting frontal lobes seen in side view, shallow antennal scrobes, somewhat elongate head, conulate postpetiolar nodes, and rugoreticulae at the ends of the scrobes and on the humeri.

Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.68, HL 0.86, SL 0.38, EL 0.08, PW 0.40. Paratype minor: HW 0.42, HL 0.46, SL 0.40, EL 0.08, PW 0.28. color Major: body and mandibles dark yellow, legs medium yellow. Minor: body dark yellow, mandibles and other appendages medium yellow.

Range Known only from the type series.

Biology The type series was collected from beneath a rock in a montane cultivated field.

Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. COLOMBIA: Chipaque, Charaza Mun., Cundinamarca (W. L. Brown and I. De Polania). Scale bars = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1976-07-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype Pheidole charazana: casent0624253, jtlc000016344

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