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Species: Pogonomyrmex laticeps   Santschi, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex laticeps Santschi, 1922c PDF: 350 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Argentina, Catamarca: Masao, #1376 (Weiser leg., March 1921); CASENT0217255; MACN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 274 (ergatoid q.).
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 80 (lectotype designation).


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in adjacent habitat Monte Desert woodland Creosote, mesquite, Bulnesia, Cercidium, 1 times found in in Monte Desert woodland, Creosote, Parkinsonia 7 other shrubs, 1 times found in in roadside sand dunes creosote, mesquite, Cercidium & Atriplex.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times deep, sandy soil, Brachypterous queen morphology, 1 times 8”tumulus nest in roadside, sandy, gravelly, rocky soil, Ergatoid queen morphol, 1 times 6”tumulus nest in roadside, sandy, gravelly, rocky soil, 1 times 3”tumulus nest.

Elevations: collected from 985 - 2146 meters, 1495 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex laticeps: casent0217255; syntype of Pogonomyrmex laticeps: casent0913097

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