Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)
[First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger semirufus romainei Cole, 1936b PDF
: 120; unavailable name.].
Distribution: Geographic regions
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists): Americas: United States Biogeographic regions
(According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists): Nearctic
Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. semirufus var. romainei Cole 1936B:120 [unavail.]. Bolton (1995) gives the author of romainei as Snelling in Hunt & Snelling (1975), but both Hunt and Snelling are authors of the checklist in which the name is made available. The expression "Snelling in prep." which follows the species name merely documents the presence of this species in Arizona (see introduction to paper).
Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)
Specimen Habitat Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in sweeping grasses and forbes, 1 times found in pak-pine-woodland.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest.
Elevations: collected at 1725 m
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