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Species: Pogonomyrmex brevispinosus   Cole, 1968 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pogonomyrmex brevispinosus Cole, 1968: 89, pl.3, fig. 8; pl. 4, fig. 6; pl. 6, fig. 6; pl. 7, fig. 6; pl. 8, fig. 6; pl. 10, fig. 5; pl. 11, fig. 5 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Endemic to California.


May be conspecific with P. subdentatus.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Pogonomyrmex brevispinosus ColeHNS 1968

E1 [endemic to California], E2 [endemic to California floristic province (Hickman, 1993)]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Saltbush, 1 times found in saltbush desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times base of saltbush.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1839 meters, 770 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0914096; Paratype: fmnhins0000058892, fmnhins0000058896, fmnhins0000083116, fmnhins0000083117, fmnhins0000083118, fmnhins0000083125, fmnhins0000083126; paratype of Pogonomyrmex brevispinosus: casent0900377

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