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Species: Pogonomyrmex naegelii   Emery, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex naegelii Emery, 1878a PDF: x (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro (Carlos Naegeli leg.); CASENT0280989; MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1887 PDF: 612 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972b PDF: 237 (l.).
Combination in Pogonomyrmex (Ephebomyrmex): Wheeler, 1902d PDF: 390; in Ephebomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 106; in Pogonomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 341.
See also: Forel, 1886b PDF: xli; Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 109.
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 111 (lectotype designation).


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

naegelii ForelHNS, in Emery 1878.

Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MSCN, MCZC). Literature records: Paraguarí, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1906, Forel 1895, Taber 1998).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in disturbed roadside agricultural area, 1 times found in in disturbed roadside grassland, 1 times found in in grassland with shrubs, 1 times found in dry thorn scrub, 1 times found in savanna, 1 times found in savannas, 1 times found in at roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times solitary foragers, 1 times nest, 1 times Cryptic nest, 1 times strays, 1 times stray forager in mown grassy site, 0 times Pasture, 1 times general collecting.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times direct collection, 0 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 55 - 1500 meters, 493 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex naegelii: casent0280989; Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex venezuelensis: casent0914121; paralectotype: casent0280990, casent0281114; syntype of Pogonomyrmex naegelii: casent0907673

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