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  • Entomology 300526 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole cyrtostela
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole cyrtostela
  • Mount Mpio, Varzea Grande, Souza Lima
  • South America: Brazil: Mato Grosso
  • 15.i.1985 (1985-01-15)
Pheidole cyrtostela Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole cyrtostela
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: Mato Grosso
Specific Locality: Mount Mpio, Varzea Grande, Souza Lima
Verbatim Locality: Brazil. MT. Mpio Varzea Grande Souza Lima. Grazed cerrado; meat bait; nest in soil
General Habitat: grazed cerrado
Collecting Method: meat bait
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 15.i.1985 (1985-01-15)
L.A. Wood
type number: 35145
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: Brazil. MT. Mpio Varzea Grande Souza Lima. Grazed cerrado L.A. Wood P502 15.i.1985; meat bait; nest in soil; Pheidole cyrtostela Wilson Paratype
Microhabitat: nest in soil