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  • Entomology 676345 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole desertorum
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Tucson Mtns.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Pima
  • March '19 (1919-03-01)
Pheidole desertorum Wheeler, W.M., 1906
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole desertorum
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 2014-06-03
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Determinations made by W. M. Wheeler
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Pima
Specific Locality: Tucson Mtns.
Verbatim Locality: Tucson Mtns. Ariz. March '19 W. M. Wheeler
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: March '19 (1919-03-01)
William Morton Wheeler
Monica Mowery
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 3
caste=major determined date=2016-04-20 determined by=Rachel L. Hawkins
Microhabitat: low altitude, near desert floor
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