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Species: Pogonomyrmex comanche   Wheeler, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

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

Taxonomic history

Cole, 1968: 126 (q.m.); Taber et al., 1988 PDF: 51 (k.).
Status as species: Wheeler, 1914f PDF: 156; Olsen, 1934 PDF: 498; Smith, 1951c PDF: 793; Cole, 1968: 126.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in nest in sand on roadside beside clearcut, 1 times found in sand dunes, 1 times found in Large Crater in Sand in Oak-Pine-Cedar Forest, 0 times found in nest in soil, 1 times found in Rabbit Brush, 1 times found in Regular Crater in Bright Pink soil, 1 times found in sandy forest road along clear cut.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times nest in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times direct collection, 1 times Phylogeny voucher specimens, CPS #174, 0 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 2660 meters, 559 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Pogonomyrmex comanche: casent0916912

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