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Species: Pogonomyrmex apache   Wheeler, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex apache Wheeler, 1902d PDF: 392 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cole, 1954e PDF: 269 (q.m.); Taber et al., 1988 PDF: 51 (k.).
See also: Cole, 1968: 49.


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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Mesquite foothills; Alates present; after rain, 2 times found in ocotillo-agave rocky slope, 1 times found in Chaparral - desertscrub, 2 times found in mound of soil, carrying seeds, very active, mesquite/acacia, dry light brown fine sand/clay, 1 times found in Emory Oak Woodland, 1 times found in Meadow, 1 times found in Oak-juniper habitat, 1 times found in Acacia Woodland, 1 times found in Oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in Cactus Ocotillo Desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times small crater nest, 1 times strays on ground, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground forager, 1 times grass tuft and chaff pile, 1 times foragers, 1 times colony in soil, 1 times W-facing slope w/thin soil + exposed bedrock. Nest under small shrub w/chaff pile. Very rocky soil., 1 times incipient colony.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times DNA phylogeny voucher, 2 times Search, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 457 - 1981 meters, 1508 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pogonomyrmex apache: casent0904117; syntype of Pogonomyrmex sanctihyacinthi: casent0904114

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