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Species: Pogonomyrmex tenuispinus   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pogonomyrmex desertorum var. tenuispina Forel, 1914d PDF: 269 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Pogonomyrmex dentatus: Cole, 1968: 77.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, 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: 1 times found in rocky hillside desert habitat, 1 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in pine forest, rocky sand soil, nest mound with pebbles, 1 times found in rocky hillside with clayey soil, 1 times found in Dersest Canyon Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times gynandromorph and males after rain, 1 times crater nests in sand.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 381 - 1470 meters, 790 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pogonomyrmex tenuispinus: casent0907666

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