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  • Entomology 519479 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole moerens
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Jarabacoa to El Rio
  • North and Central America: Dominican Republic: La Vega Province: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola
  • 5 Feb. 1975
  • BerkeleyMapper
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: La Vega Province
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Hispaniola
Specific Locality: Jarabacoa to El Rio
Verbatim Locality: [label 1] Jarabacoa to El Rio, 800-1500m, 5 Feb.;shady ravine;under rock;[label 2] REP. DOMINICANA;Prov. La Vega;Feb. 1975 WL & DE Brown;24;[label 3] Pheidole moerens Wheeler;comp. w. type E.O. Wilson;Pheidole moerens
General Habitat: shady ravine
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 800 to 1500 m
Coordinates: 19.05° -70.63° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 10 km
David Lubertazzi; 2013-08-20; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: 5 Feb. 1975
William Louis Brown, Jr.
Doris E. Brown
David Lubertazzi
collector number: 24
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=David Lubertazzi
Microhabitat: under rock