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  • Entomology 300358 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole caltrop
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole caltrop
  • Gatun Lake, Barro Colorado Island
  • Central America: Panama: Canal Zone
  • 13-IV-35 (1935-04-13)
Identifications
Pheidole caltrop Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole caltrop
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: Panama
State/Province: Canal Zone
Specific Locality: Gatun Lake, Barro Colorado Island
Verbatim Locality: Barro Colorado Ils. C. Z. From large thorns hollowed out on living tree
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 13-IV-35 (1935-04-13)
Collectors
Alfred Edwards Emerson
Identifiers
type number: 34162
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: Barro Colorado Ils. C. Z. 13-IV-35 A. Emerson; From large thorns hollowed out on living tree; Pheidole caltrop Wilson Paratype (Soldier);
Microhabitat: from large thorns hollowed out on living tree