Pheidole JTL-144 Longino ms.

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker face view

worker lateral view


Minor worker: head length 0.83mm, head width 0.58mm, scape length 1.33mm, Webers length 1.19mm (n=1). Head with strong, flaring nuchal collar; mesonotal suture impressed, metanotal groove well-impressed; propodeal spines absent, junction of propodeal dorsum and declivity marked by transverse carina; face and pronotum smooth and shiny; mesopleuron and propodeum areolate; gastral dorsum smooth and shiny; dorsal pilosity moderately abundant, long, flexuous; color red brown, mesosoma lighter than head and gaster.


Costa Rica (Atlantic lowlands).

Natural History

Inhabits wet forest leaf litter. Known from one worker from 300m site on Barva Transect.

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.

Date of this version: 21 March 2007.
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