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  • Entomology 300669 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole erethizon
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole erethizon
  • 1 mile NE of Miacatlan
  • North America: Mexico: Morelos
  • December 29 1972
Identifications
Pheidole erethizon Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole erethizon
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Morelos
Specific Locality: 1 mile NE of Miacatlan
Verbatim Locality: Mexico Morelos 1 mi NE. Miacatlan; Sub-Tropical Scrub
General Habitat: subtropical scrub
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: December 29 1972
Collectors
Robert J. Hamton
A. B. Hamton
B.S. Ikeda
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: Mexico Morelos 1 mi NE. Miacatlan December 29 1972 Sub-Tropical Scrub; Collectors R.J. Hamton A.B. Hamton B.S. Ikeda; Nesting in Ground under stone; Pheidole erethizon Wilson Paratype
Microhabitat: nesting in ground under stone