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  • Entomology 300310 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole bison
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole bison
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Las Gamas
  • South America: Bolivia: Santa Cruz
  • 4.xii.1993 (1993-12-04)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Pheidole bison Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole bison
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Bolivia
State/Province: Santa Cruz
Specific Locality: Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Las Gamas
Verbatim Locality: BOL Santa Cruz: Las Gamas, P. N. Noel Kempff Mercado 700m; ex termite nest
General Habitat: savannah
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 700 to 700 m
Coordinates: 14° 48´ 30´´ S 60° 23´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
Philip S. Ward; 1993-12-04; Source: collection label
Coordinate Remarks: When seconds not given, '30' used as placeholder.
Verbatim Coordinates: 14°48' S, 60°23' W
System: degrees minutes seconds; Datum:
Collecting Date: 4.xii.1993 (1993-12-04)
Philip S. Ward
type number: 34156
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: BOL Santa Cruz: Las Gamas, P. N. Noel Kempff Mercado 700m 4. xii. 1993 14°48' S, 60°23' W P.S. Ward #12288; ex termite nest, savannah; Pheidole bison; Wilson Paratype
Microhabitat: ex termite nest