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Species: Myrmecocystus pyramicus   Smith, 1951 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecocystus pyramicus Smith, 1951d PDF: 91, figs. 1-3 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cole, 1958b PDF: 129 (q.m.).
See also: Snelling, 1976 PDF: 132.

Distribution:

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

Comments:

Collected by Roy Snelling in Modoc Co. (email to Brian Fisher 28 July 2005).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in desert sand dunes, 1 times found in sandy desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times swarming near sundown, 1 times nesting in sand, 1 times ground nest, with crater, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 1200 - 1250 meters, 1233 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000062664, fmnhins0000062665, fmnhins0000062666



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