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Species: Acanthostichus punctiscapus   MacKay, 1996 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Acanthostichus punctiscapus MacKay, 1996 PDF: 160, figs. 12, 30, 31 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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


[C. Schmidt]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in larrea scrub, 1 times found in 50' from wash in disturbed desert, 1 times found in 70 cm. deep in Pogonomyrmex desertorum nest; Larrea scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 70cm deep in Pogonomyrmex desortorum nest, 1 times 70cm deep in Pogonomyrmex desertorum nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times feeding on termites in Sentricon termite bait trap set near house.

Elevations: collected at 2560 m

Type specimens: paratype: casent0103132; paratype of Acanthostichus punctiscapus: casent0903672; Paratypes: fmnhins0000047309

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