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Species: Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis   Mayr, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis Mayr, 1887 PDF: 614 (w.) URUGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Uruguay, unter steinen [under stones]. Prof. C. Berg; CASENT0173373; Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (NMW). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 148.
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 74 (lectotype designation).
[misspelled as Pogonomyrmex uruguensis by Santschi, 1921g PDF: 95].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in roadside swale in exposed site, 1 times found in disturbed roadside-shrub forset with cactus outside of roadside, 1 times found in Midden in disturbed abandoned dirt road.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times solitary foraging, sifty-clayey soil, 1 times Nest with 3”chaff, 1 times under stone, 1 times soil nest with inconspicuous tumulus.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 216 meters, 95 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis: casent0173373; syntype of Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis: casent0900384

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