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  • Entomology 300776 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole gigas
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole gigas
  • Mun. Anapolis km 46 on rd. to Goiania
  • South America: Brazil: Goiás
  • 10-12 May 1971 (1971-05-10 - 1971-05-12)
Identifications
Pheidole gigas Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole gigas
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Goiás
Specific Locality: Mun. Anapolis km 46 on rd. to Goiania
Verbatim Locality: Mun. Anapolis km 46 on rd. to Goiania. Cerrado AM; BRASIL; Estado Goias
General Habitat: cerrado
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 10-12 May 1971 (1971-05-10 - 1971-05-12)
Collectors
William Louis Brown Jr.
Doris E. Brown
Identifiers
type number: 34220
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: Mun. Anapolis km 46 on rd. to Goiania. 10-12 May. Cerrado AM; BRASIL1971 Estado Goias WL & DE Brown; Pheidole gigas Wilson Paratype;