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J. Longino, 5 Nov 2021: Pheidole napoensis Wilson, known only from one major worker, looks identical to fullerae Wilson to me.
Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Named after the Ecuadoran province of origin.
Diagnosis A striking, large member of the tristisHNS complex, similar to bellatrixHNS of Colombia and more distantly so to pepoHNS, rotundicepsHNS, sphaericaHNS, and subsphaericaHNS, variously from Colombia and Ecuador, and distinguished as follows.
Major: promesonotum in side view forms a very large hump towering over the propodeum; antennal scrobes present; humeri very broad and rugoreticulate; postpetiolar node conulate; a patch of rugoreticulum present behind and below the eye.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.70, HL 1.70, SL 0.72, EL 0.20, PW 0.92. Color Major: body and mandibles very dark reddish brown, other appendages brownish yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Unique holotype, major. ECUADOR: 20 kilometers south of Tena, Napo, 600 m (Stewart and Jarmila Kukalova-Peck). Scale bar = 1 mm.
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