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Species: Pogonomyrmex cunicularius   Mayr, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex cunicularius Mayr, 1887 PDF: 613 (w.m.) URUGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Uruguay. Prof Berg; CASENT0173372; Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (NMW). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as Pogonomyrmex cunicularis by Santschi, 1922c PDF: 349 and some subsequent authors.].
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 44 (lectotype designation).


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in in grassland, 1 times found in Mowed roadside grassland,.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times dos leguas al sobre el camino a Corumba, 1 times 3/8”entrance with grass midden, high clay soil, Wingless queen from nest with Pogo. coarctatus #3622, 1 times 10 pebble crater nest.

Elevations: collected from 18 - 21 meters, 19 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularis brevispinus: casent0249048; Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius: casent0173372; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius: casent0900386; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis: casent0901490; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularis brevispinus: casent0913092, casent0913093; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularis carnivora: casent0913095; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularis serpens: casent0913094; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis: casent0904102, casent0907669; syntype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis dubia: casent0907670; type of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius: focol1211, focol1212

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