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Species: Pogonomyrmex subnitidus   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex occidentalis var. subnitidus Emery, 1895d PDF: 310 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cole, 1968: 115 (q.m.); Taber et al., 1988 PDF: 51 (k.).
Raised to species: Wheeler, 1914f PDF: 156.
See also: MacKay, 1981 PDF: 25.


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

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in oak conifer woods, 2 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in chaparral, 1 times found in roadside, 1 times found in Mohavean woodland-Artemisia-Atriplex-Purschia, 1 times found in chaparral/pine woods, 1 times found in Dersest Canyon Forest, 1 times found in salt desert shrub, 1 times found in yellow pine forest, 1 times found in Live Oak Manzanita Woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times mound nest in sand, 2 times ground nest, 1 times chaparral, foragers on ground, 1 times foragers on ground, 1 times disc-like nest in open, coarse granitic soil, 1 times in sifted litter, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Davis.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1750 meters, 1259 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pogonomyrmex occidentalis subnitidus: casent0904112

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