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  • Entomology 300404 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole cardinalis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole cardinalis
  • Serra Caraca
  • South America: Brazil: Minas Gerais
  • XI-1961 (1961-11-01 - 1961-11-30)
Pheidole cardinalis Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole cardinalis
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Minas Gerais
Specific Locality: Serra Caraca
Verbatim Locality: Serra Caraca - 1380m MG - Brasil
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1380 to 1380 m
Collecting Date: XI-1961 (1961-11-01 - 1961-11-30)
Karl Lenko
type number: 34166
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: Serra Caraca - 1380m MG - Brasil-XI-1961 Kloss, Lenko, 2678 Martins & Silva col.; Ninho subterraneo; Pheidole cardinalis Wilson Paratypes
Microhabitat: underground nest