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  • Entomology 525077 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole exigua
  • whole animal (pointed); whole animal (pointed)
  • Hackleton Cliff/Joe's River Forest
  • Barbados: Saint Joseph Parish: Lesser Antilles
  • 3-20-98
Identifications
Pheidole exigua Mayr, 1884
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole exigua
Identified by David Lubertazzi
Nature of ID: ID based on molecular data
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: Saint Joseph Parish
Island Group: Lesser Antilles
Specific Locality: Hackleton Cliff/Joe's River Forest
Verbatim Locality: Barbados: St. Joseph's Parish; Hackleton Cliff Forest (Joe's River forest).
General Habitat: Mature dense native tropical evergreen forest 60-80' tall with some Mahogany plantations on east-facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 3-20-98
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC B-96
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.; [8 soldiers, 6 w in MCZ II-2014]
Microhabitat: In clay soil under rotten branch 4" diam, in shade.
Media
 
MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.15

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Media Details
MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.15