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Species: Pogonomyrmex imberbiculus   Wheeler, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex imberbiculus Wheeler, 1902a PDF: 87, figs. 1, 2 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Creighton, 1957a PDF: 63 (q.); Cole, 1968: 171 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972b PDF: 237 (l.); Taber et al., 1988 PDF: 51 (k.); Heinze et al., 1992: 267 (ergatoid q.).
Combination in Pogonomyrmex (Ephebomyrmex): Wheeler, 1902d PDF: 390.


  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.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in Yucca, Encelia desert, 2 times found in Chihuahuan desert scrub, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 3 times found in creosote mesquite desert, 2 times found in Acacia Woodland, 1 times found in desert rocky slope, 2 times found in cedar scrub, 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert, 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert flats, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times under stone, 2 times stray foragers, 2 times ground nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times stray, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest under small rock, 1 times nest in ground, 1 times ground forager, 1 times ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times direct collection, 3 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 2 times hand collected, 1 times at bait|cookie, 1 times at bait|cookie, surface, 1 times creosote mesquite desert, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 1680 meters, 1102 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pogonomyrmex imberbiculus: casent0904118

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