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  • Entomology 301975 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole similigena
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Syntype of Pheidole similigena
    Paralectotype of Pheidole similigena
  • Buenos Aires, Trinidad Mountains
  • Central America: Cuba: West Indies: Greater Antilles: Cuba
  • V.9-14.36 (1936-05-09 - 1936-05-14)
Pheidole similigena Wheeler, W.M., 1937
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole similigena
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1937-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Wheeler 1937, Page 446, Syntype of Pheidole similigena

Wilson 2003, Page 508, Paralectotype of Pheidole similigena

MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXI no. 3
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXI no. 3
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: Cuba
Island Group: West Indies: Greater Antilles
Island: Cuba
Specific Locality: Buenos Aires, Trinidad Mountains
Verbatim Locality: Buenos Aires Trinidad Mts Cuba
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 2500 to 3500 ft
Collecting Date: V.9-14.36 (1936-05-09 - 1936-05-14)
Philip J. Darlington, Jr.
type number: 22422
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) good, tentative in collection 1
Remarks: Labels: Buenos Aires Trinidad Mts Cuba V.9-14.36 P.J. Darlington 2500-3500’; Ph. similgena Wheeler paralectotype; MCZ Cotype 22422;