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Species: Myrmecocystus kennedyi   Snelling, 1969 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Myrmecocystus kennedyi Snelling, 1969b PDF: 6 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger semirufus kennedyi Cole, 1936b PDF: 119; unavailable name.].
See also: Snelling, 1976 PDF: 62.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Distribution Notes:

BC

Comments:

Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. semirufus var. kennedyi Cole 1936B:119 [unavail.]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in juniper/pinyon woodland, 5 times found in sagebrush, 1 times found in sand dunes, 2 times found in juniper woodland, 1 times found in saltbush scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times crater nest in soil, 2 times ground nest, 3 times ground foragers, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground nest with crater.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 8 times transect of 10 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (five 28 mm internal diameter, five 15 mm internal diameter), set out 7, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 9 times transect of 5 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (15 mm internal diameter), set out 10, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 9 times transect of 5 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (28 mm internal diameter), set out 10.

Elevations: collected from 1140 - 2005 meters, 1500 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmecocystus kennedyi: casent0903192



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