Pheidole anticua Casadei-Ferreira et al. 2019 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: A. Casadei-Ferreira, J. C. M. Chaul, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. A new species of Pheidole (Formicidae, Myrmicinae) from Dominican amber with a review of the fossil records for the genus. ZooKeys 866:117-125

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

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

Type specimen: DZUP ANTWEB1038178, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber, La Toca (DZUP coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

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

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