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Species: Pheidole aequiseta   Santschi, 1923 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pheidole aequiseta Santschi, 1923d PDF: 57 (w.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003a: 262.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia
  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 aequisetaHNS Santschi

Pheidole aequisetaHNS Santschi 1923d: 57.

types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.

etymology L aequisetaHNS, even-haired.

diagnosis A member of the fallaxHNS group, with minor similar to that of gouldiHNS and toltecaHNS (major of aequisetaHNS unknown), differing as follows.

Major: unknown.

Minor: slender; occiput drawn into a neck with nuchal collar; propodeal spine reduced to obtuse angle; pilosity over all of body abundant, short, and erect, and of roughly equal length; all of head, mesosoma, and waist foveolate and opaque; anterior third of central strip of first gastral tergite shagreened; petiolar and postpetiolar nodes in side view low; postpetiole as a whole almost cylindrical.

Measurements (mm) Lectotype minor: HW 0.60, HL 0.88, SL 1.24, EL 0.20, PW 0.48. color Minor: concolorous light reddish brown, almost "orange."

Range Known only from the type locality.

biology Unknown.

Figure Lectotype, minor. BOLIVIA: San Jose, Santa Cruz. (Major unknown.) Scale bar = 1 mm.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pheidole aequiseta: casent0913259

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