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  • Entomology 300232 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole ariel
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole ariel
  • 38 miles S of Monclova, Puente La Muralla
  • North America: Mexico: Coahuila
  • Dec. 20, 1972
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Pheidole ariel Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole ariel
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Coahuila
Specific Locality: 38 miles S of Monclova, Puente La Muralla
Verbatim Locality: MEXICO. Coahuila. 38 mi. S. Monclova. Puente La Muralla. 4200'
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 4200 to 4200 ft
Coordinates: 19.613842° -100.6939° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 48762 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 83; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: High; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 33]
Collecting Date: Dec. 20, 1972
Collectors
Robert J. Hamton
A. B. Hamton
B.S. Ikeda
Identifiers
type number: 34147
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) good, tentative in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: MEXICO. Coahuila. 38 mi. S. Monclova. Puente La Muralla. Dec. 20, 1972. 4200'; Collector: R. J. Hamton A. B. Hamton B. S. Ikeda; Nesting in ground under stones; Pheidole ariel Wilson Paratype;
Microhabitat: nesting in ground under stones