This species is only known from the type series. It was collected from beneath a rock in a montane cultivated field. (Wilson 2003)
See the description in the nomenclature section.
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Only known from the type locality.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- charazana. Pheidole charazana Wilson, 2003: 398, figs. (s.w.) COLOMBIA.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
A small, yellow member of the flavens group distinguished in the major by prominently projecting frontal lobes seen in side view, shallow antennal scrobes, somewhat elongate head, conulate postpetiolar nodes, and rugoreticulae at the ends of the scrobes and on the humeri.
MEASUREMENTS (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.68, HL 0.86, SL 0.38, EL 0.08, PW 0.40. Paratype minor: HW 0.42, HL 0.46, SL 0.40, EL 0.08, PW 0.28.
COLOR Major: body and mandibles dark yellow, legs medium yellow.
Minor: body dark yellow, mandibles and other appendages medium yellow.
Figure. Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. Scale bars = 1 mm.
COLOMBIA: Chipaque, Charaza Mun., Cundinamarca, col. W. L. Brown and I. De Polania. Museum of Comparative Zoology
Named after the place of origin.
- Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. (page 398, fig. major, minor described)