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Species: Veromessor andrei   (Mayr, 1886) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aphaenogaster andrei Mayr, 1886d PDF: 448 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in chaparral, 6 times found in grassland, 9 times found in open oakwood grassland, 6 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in grassland/chaparral, 1 times found in open oak chapparal, 1 times found in oak woods/chaparral, 2 times found in chapparal, 2 times found in Valley Oak woodland along dry creek bed, 1 times found in dry meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 39 times under rock, 5 times ground forager(s), 2 times nest in ground, 3 times foragers on ground, 3 times under stone, 1 times open grassland, 4 times ground nest, 1 times foraging column, 1 times workers on ground, 1 times in grassland, 1 times ground foraging, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times hand collecting, 11 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 9 times hand collected, 3 times search, 1 times Ground forager, 0 times flat crater, 2' diameter, 0 times indistinct crater, 0 times roadside, broad flat crater, 2 ft. diameter, 0 times under boulder.

Elevations: collected from 6 - 1219 meters, 450 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype: usnment00529071, usnment00529212; syntype of Aphaenogaster andrei: casent0919790; syntype of Messor andrei: casent0900462

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