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Species: Brachymyrmex depilis   Emery, 1893 

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Brachymyrmex depilis_cf, Brachymyrmex depilis flavescens

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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

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.




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: 5 times found in chaparral, 3 times found in oak woodland, 4 times found in leaf litter, 1 times found in Mojave desert wash, 1 times found in urban, 1 times found in urban sidewalk, 0 times found in Deciduous thicket, 1 times found in gamble oak/grassland edge, 3 times found in chaparral on serpentine, 2 times found in grassland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 28 times search, 0 times under rock, 8 times Berlese, 4 times hand collecting, 5 times Winkler, 1 times blacklight, 0 times under stone, 0 times dug with Prenolepis imparis, 0 times shrubs, under stone, 45 p.m. times flying at 6, 0 times under boulder, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2195 meters, 887 meters average

Type specimens:

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