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Species: Aphaenogaster megommata   Smith, 1963 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) megommatus Smith, 1963c PDF: 244, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Taxon Page Images:

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

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Sarcobatus scrub, 1 times found in Desert, 2 times found in Sonoran desert, 1 times found in sagebrush desert, 1 times found in saltbush.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest under rock, 1 times ground foragers at night, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times nocturnal ground foragers, on granite boulder, 1 times nocturnal ground foragers, 1 times ground nest (in apparent rodent burrow, possibly abandoned), 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Search; Night, 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 450 - 1290 meters, 932 meters average

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