Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)
Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis Mayr, 1887 PDF: 614 (w.)
URUGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Uruguay, unter steinen [under stones]. Prof. C. Berg; CASENT0173373; Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (NMW). AntCat AntWiki HOL
Distribution: Geographic regions
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists): Americas: Argentina
, Uruguay Biogeographic regions
(According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists): Neotropical
Paraguay: Boquerón, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes
Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)
Specimen Habitat Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in roadside swale in exposed site, 1 times found in disturbed roadside-shrub forset with cactus outside of roadside, 1 times found in Midden in disturbed abandoned dirt road.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times solitary foraging, sifty-clayey soil, 1 times under stone, 1 times soil nest with inconspicuous tumulus, 1 times Nest with 3”chaff.
Elevations: collected from 50 - 216 meters, 95 meters average
Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis: casent0173373; syntype of Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis: casent0900384
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