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  • Entomology 519475 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole moerens
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Pico Isabel de Torres
  • North and Central America: Dominican Republic: Puerto Plata Province: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola
  • 2 Feb. 1975
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Pheidole moerens Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole moerens
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North and Central America
Country: Dominican Republic
State/Province: Puerto Plata Province
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Hispaniola
Specific Locality: Pico Isabel de Torres
Verbatim Locality: [label 1] Pico Isabel de Torres, shady cafetal, ca. 600 m. 2 Feb.;[label 2] REP. DOMINICANA;Prov. Puerto Plata;1975;WL & DE Brown;72;[label 3] Pheidole moerens Wheeler;comp. w. type E.O. Wilson;Pheidole moerens
General Habitat: shady cafetal
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 600 to 600 m
Coordinates: 19.76° -70.71° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3 km
David Lubertazzi; 2013-08-20; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: 2 Feb. 1975
Collectors
William Louis Brown, Jr.
Doris E. Brown
Preparators
David Lubertazzi
Identifiers
collector number: 72
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=David Lubertazzi