Pheidole tethepa Wilson 1985 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: E. O. Wilson. 1985. Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 1. Two New Myrmicine Genera and an Aberrant Pheidole. Psyche 92(1):1-9

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

See also Bolton 2012 and Wilson 1985

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dominican amber, La Toca (MCZ coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber, La Toca (MCZ coll)

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