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  • Entomology 301695 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole pygmaea
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole pygmaea
  • W of Cali, TV Tower Rd., Salidido
  • South America: Colombia: Valle del Cauca
  • 23 Mar 1967
Pheidole pygmaea Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole pygmaea
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Colombia
State/Province: Valle del Cauca
Specific Locality: W of Cali, TV Tower Rd., Salidido
Verbatim Locality: TV Tower Rd. Salidido, W. of Cali. 1900-2100 M.; COLOMBIA: Dept Valle.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1900 to 2100 m
Collecting Date: 23 Mar 1967
Richard B. Root
William Louis Brown Jr.
type number: 34340
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: TV Tower Rd. Salidido, W. of Cali. 1900-2100 M. 23 Mar.; COLOMBIA: Dept Valle. 1967 R.B. Root W. L. Brown; Pheidole pygmaea Wilson ParatypeSpecimen Notes: IMAGED