The type series was collected from the floor of lowland rainforest. (Wilson 2003)
See the description in the nomenclature section.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- jeannei. Pheidole jeannei Wilson, 2003: 538, figs. (s.w.) BRAZIL.
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A member of the gertrudae group, easily distinguished in the major from the other two known members (Pheidole capillata, Pheidole gertrudae) by the extensive rugoreticulum on the head, transverse carinulae on the pronotal dorsum, and lack of any propodeal spine or denticle, with the basal and declivitous propodeal faces in side view forming a blunt right angle.
MEASUREMENTS (mrn) Holotype major: HW 1.12, HL 1.10, SL 0.68, EL 0.16, PW 0.60. Paratype minor: HW 0.56, HL 0.60, SL 0.64, EL 0.14, PW 0.40.
COLOR Major: concolorous medium brown, appendages a slightly contrasting brownish yellow.
Minor: concolorous dark reddish brown.
Figure. Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. Scale bars = 1 mm.
BRAZIL: Taperinha, Santarem, Para, 20 54'S 54°20'N (col. Robert L. Jeanne). Museum of Comparative Zoology
Named after the collector and distinguished hymenopterist, Robert L. Jeanne.
- Wilson, E. O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World: A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. (page 538, fig. major, minor described)