Pheidole tertiaria Carpenter 1930 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1930. The Fossil Ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 70:1-66

Belongs to Pheidole according to A. Casadei-Ferreira et al. 2019

See also Bolton 2012 and Carpenter 1930

Sister taxa: Pheidole anticua, Pheidole pallidula, Pheidole plagiaria, Pheidole primigenia, Pheidole rasnitsyni, Pheidole tethepa

Type specimen: MCZ 2918, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection)

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