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Species: Pogonomyrmex carbonarius   Mayr, 1868 

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Pogonomyrmex carbonarius sanmartini

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Pogonomyrmex carbonarius Mayr, 1868b PDF: 172 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Pogonomyrmex rastratus: Emery, 1906c PDF: 157; Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 136.
Revived status as species: Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 251.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Pogonomyrmex carbonarius sanmartini.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Mesquite-creosote-Ephedra-grass scrub association, 1 times found in disturbed roadside habitat, 1 times found in spine grass-cactus-Mulinum spinosum habitat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 6" tumulus nest, loamy soil with grasses & creosote, 1 times 15” tumulus with abundant sexuals, 1 times 6" tumulus nest, sandy-gravelly soil with creosote, Ephedra, mesquite, Churquiraga, & other shrubs, 1 times 4”tumulus with sexuals, 1 times 4" tumulus nest in crater of small dead plant, sandy-gravelly-rocky soil.

Elevations: collected from 192 - 1875 meters, 1265 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype: casent0173355



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