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Species: Myrmecocystus navajo   Wheeler, 1908 

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See Also:

Myrmecocystus navajo_cf, Myrmecocystus navajo_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Myrmecocystus mexicanus subsp. navajo Wheeler, 1908g PDF: 360, fig. 11 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Snelling, 1976 PDF: 126 (m.).
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 449.

Distribution:


Nearctic Region: Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Shortgrass prairie, 1 times found in Grazed Juniper, Q. turbinella scrub to 20' tall along shallow wash., 2 times found in juniper woodland ecotone, 0 times found in Cactus-yucca desert, 1 times found in Juniper-wdld. ecotone.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground nest, 1 times Coarse sand in open wash bottom. Sparse groundcover.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Gravelly cone 3" diam. in open., 0 times Open disc on sand.

Elevations: collected from 1250 - 1512 meters, 1403 meters average

Type specimens:



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