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Pheidole euryscopaHNS new species
Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Gr euryscopaHNS, wide view, referring to the large, forward-placed eyes.
diagnosis Similar in various traits to albipesHNS, alticola, CamillaHNS, ebeninaHNS, hazenaeHNS, lustrataHNS, monteverdensisHNS, palenquensisHNS, and serviliaHNS, differing as follows.
Major: reddish yellow; eyes set well forward on head; long, curved, backward-directed propodeal spines; weakly cornulate pronotal humeri; weak mesonotal convexity; and mostly carinulate cephalic dorsum with smooth occiput. Minor: long, backward-directed propodeal spines.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.92, HL 1.02, SL 0.56, EL 0.16, PW 0.46. Paratype minor: HW 0.54, HL 0.60, SL 0.52, EL 0.10, PW 0.34.
color Major: head and gaster medium reddish yellow with local patches of brownish tinge. Rest of body, and appendages, light to medium reddish yellow.
Minor: medium reddish yellow, appendages plain medium yellow.
range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. COLOMBIA: Parque Nacional Cuevas de los Guacheros, 10 km southeast of Palestina, Huila, 1900-2000 m (C. Kugler and J. Hahn). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Collect Date Range: collected on 1978-01-15 00:00:00.0
Type specimens: paratype Pheidole euryscopa: casent0644198, jtlc000016371
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