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Species: Myrmica mexicana   Wheeler, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica mexicana Wheeler, 1914c PDF: 52 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Gregg, 1961 PDF: 211.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in pasture, 1 times found in Bosque nuboso, 1 times found in mesic oak-pine gully, 2 times found in pine/oak forest, 1 times found in pasture/road edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest under stone, 2 times under stone, 2 times foragers at cookie bait, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 1 times Winkler, 2 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 2280 - 2720 meters, 2574 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000062745, fmnhins0000062746, fmnhins0000062747; paratype of Myrmica mexicana: casent0904083, casent0907625; syntype of Myrmica lobicornis mexicana: casent0900346; type of Myrmica mexicana: focol1207

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