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  • Entomology 525073 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole sculptior
  • whole animal (pointed); whole animal (pointed)
  • Graeme Hall Swamp, Christchurch Parish
  • Barbados: Christ Church Parish: Lesser Antilles
  • 3-19-98
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Pheidole sculptior Forel, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole sculptior
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Pheidole sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Country: Barbados
State/Province: Christ Church Parish
Island Group: Lesser Antilles
Specific Locality: Graeme Hall Swamp, Christchurch Parish
Verbatim Locality: Barbados: Christchurch Parish.; Graeme Hall Swamp.
General Habitat: Disturbed red and white mangrove forest to 60' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 13.066667° -59.566667° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 301 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 47; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 2]
Collecting Date: 3-19-98
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC B-65
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 1
caste=minor determined by=Stefan P. Cover
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 1
caste=major determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Remarks: flavens gr.; Large colony scattered in pockets throughout the log. Large colony fragment with little brood and many majors. [9 soldiers, 9 w in MCZ II-2014]
Microhabitat: Rotten log on swamp dirt road in partial shade 6-12" above water level. Grassy area. Firm but moist. Easily picked apart with knife.
Media
 
MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.10

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Media Details
MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.10