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  • Entomology 301607 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole psilogaster
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole psilogaster
  • Los Tuxtlas, 10 km NNW of Sontecomapan
  • North America: Mexico
  • Mar 1985 (1985-03-21)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Pheidole psilogaster Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole psilogaster
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
Specific Locality: Los Tuxtlas, 10 km NNW of Sontecomapan
Verbatim Locality: MEX VC: Los Tuxtlas, 10 km NNW Sontecomapan 500m
General Habitat: rainforest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 500 to 500 m
Coordinates: 18° 35´ 30´´ N 95° 5´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
Philip S. Ward; 1985-03-21; Source: collection label
Coordinate Remarks: When seconds not given, '30' used as placeholder.
Verbatim Coordinates: 18°35' N, 95°05' W
System: degrees minutes seconds; Datum:
Collecting Date: Mar 1985 (1985-03-21)
Philip S. Ward
collector number: 7363
type number: 34339
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: MEX VC: Los Tuxtlas, 10 km NNW Sontecomapan 18°35' N, 95°05' W 500m 21.iii.1985 P.S. Ward #7363; ex rotten log rainforest; Pheidole psilogaster Wilson Paratype
Microhabitat: ex rotten log