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Pheidole adrianoi - female

Pheidole adrianoi - Female
Archbold Biological Station, Highlands County, Florida, USA
August 5, 2019
Common on path through white sand scrub.

I think P. adrianoi
Minors are visually very similar to bicarinata but have longer propodeal spines. Based on the longer spines seen in this image: .
They are a bit smaller than bicarinata; at a little over 1.2mm these are one of our smallest Pheidole.

One problem though: Antwiki mentions that both worker castes are strictly diurnal foragers. That conflicts pretty good with what I assume is a nighttime photo.

Moved from Ants.

this was daytime
just flash with no diffusion (bad for shiny ants I know)

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