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Species: Brachymyrmex depilis   Emery, 1893 

Classification:
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See Also:

Brachymyrmex depilis_cf, Brachymyrmex depilis_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Brachymyrmex heeri subsp. depilis Emery, 1893k PDF: 635 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Santschi, 1923b PDF: 663.
Senior synonym of Brachymyrmex nanellus: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 359; of Brachymyrmex flavescens: Cole, 1953g PDF: 266.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC: USA (AZ, MA)

Biology:

Subterranean. Nests in virtually all well-drained soils, even floodplains. Occasionally forages in leaf litter or on the surface.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in mesic,rocky, sloped hardwood forest, 11 times found in deciduous forest, 14 times found in ex loblolly pine litter- some oak and magnolia, 11 times found in Sand Pine Scrub, 11 times found in Flatwoods, 6 times found in oak woodland, 7 times found in ex litter of very large, old live oak, 5 times found in chaparral, 5 times found in on shell midden in soil, 5 times found in deciduous forest, soil and leaf litter, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 30 times under stone, 13 times leaf litter, 15 times litter, 11 times under rock, 6 times soil, 2 times alates at blacklight, 5 times soil and leaf litter, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times nuptial flight, 4 times litter and soil, 2 times at light, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 30 times search, 33 times Berlese funnel, 6 times hand collecting, 12 times pitfall trap, 10 times sifting soil and litter, 9 times Berlese, 4 times Davis sifting, 5 times Winkler, 2 times blacklight, 4 times DaJuns sifting, 4 times pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2195 meters, 745 meters average

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