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Species: Veromessor chamberlini   (Wheeler, 1915) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor chamberlini Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 410 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Veromessor andrei: Enzmann, 1947b PDF: 152.
Revived status as species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 159.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in grassland, 1 times found in disturbed grassland, 1 times found in chaparral.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on ground, 3 times ground nest, 1 times chaparral, nest in ground, 1 times side of road, 1 times nest in sandy road bed, 1 times ground nest, with conspicuous chaff pile, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand coll., 1 times hand collecting, 1 times malaise trap, 1 times Malaise trap into ETOH.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 120 meters, 63 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype: usnment00529080



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