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Types Naturhist. Mus. Basel.
Diagnosis A unique but problematic species known only from the holotype major, tentatively placed in the piliferaHNS group because of the 2-toothed hypostoma but equally well placed in the flavensHNS group because of the overall habitus; the discovery of the minor may help settle the matter. Close in habitus to nasutoidesHNS (which is placed in the flavensHNS group), but differing in promesonotal shape, smaller size of the propodeal spine and spiracle, mostly smooth and shiny body, much sparser pilosity, and different color. Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.10, HL 1.10, SL 0.64, EL 0.16, PW 0.56. Color Major: concolorous medium yellow.
Range Known only from the holotype major.
figure Unique holotype, major. GUATEMALA (no further locality). Scale bar = 1 mm.
Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole defecta: casent0913303
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