Pheidole desertorum Wheeler, 1906 valid
Pheidole desertorum Wheeler, 1906i: 337 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 284). Primary type locality: lectotype U.S.A.: Texas, Fort Davis (5400 ft), vi.1902 (W.M. Wheeler). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: AMNH, LACM, MCZC. Type notes: Original description cites syntype major workers, syntype minor workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated; “several specimens of each”).
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