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Species: Pogonomyrmex micans   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex Bruchi r. micans Forel, 1914d PDF: 268 (w.m.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Argentina, San Luis: Alto Pencoso near La Plata, #224 (Bruch leg.); CASENT0217254; Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (MLPA). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 254.
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 38 (lectotype designation).


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mowed roadside, grassland, 1 times found in Habitus gleichen sie einer Pompilide, 1 times found in mowed roadside grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 4”tumulus nest, 1 times crca 150 (workers) in einem Nest in 2 (?), 1 times 6”tumulus nest with chaff.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 591 meters, 480 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0217254; syntype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0901491; syntype of Pogonomyrmex micans: casent0907668; syntype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0904104

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