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Probolomyrmex petiolatus Weber HNS

petiolatus Weber HNS , 1940: 76. Holotype worker, Panama, Barro Colorado Island [specimen from BCI compared with the type checked by S. Cover].

FEMALE. HL 0.61, HW 0.42, SL 0.44, TL 0.90. CI 70, SI 104, Figures 7, 11 (1 examined).

WORKER. HL 0.51 - 0.64, HW 0.35 - 0.40, SL 0.31 - 0.41, TL 0.66 - 0.88, CI 63 - 69, SI 70, Figures 8, 12 (2 examined).

Comments. This species is easily recognized by the subpetiolar process. The new samples expand the known distribution range well into northern South America. Nothing is known of the biology of this species.

Material examined. 2 workers and 1 female, deposited in MCZ and USNM . PAN- AMA, Barro Colorado Island; leaf litter, forest floor; A. Newton. COLOMBIA , Meta , Quebrada Susamuko , 23 km NW Villavicencio , 1,000 m, leaf litter, March 5, 1972 , J. Peck . VENEZUELA , T. F. Amazonia , Cerro de la Neblina , basecamp, 140 m, 0 ° 50 ' N66 ° 10 ' W , 10 - 20 February 1985 , flight intercept pan trap in rainforest, P. J. Spangler et al .

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