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Species: Pogonomyrmex texanus   Francke & Merickel, 1982 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pogonomyrmex (Pogonomyrmex) texanus Francke & Merickel, 1982 PDF: 375, figs. 4, 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 16 (w.m.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: U.S.A.: Texas, Lubbock County, Lubbock (Farm Road 2641 at Blackwater Draw, 990 m.), 2.vii.1973 (J.V. Moody). Type-depository: CASC. Secondary type information: Type-material: paratype workers (number not stated), 2 paratype males. Type-locality: paratype workers, 2 paratype males with same data as holotype, other worker paratype localities (all Texas): Brewster Co., 29.2 km. NE Marathon (1265 m.), 27.vii.1978 (Hall, Moody & Francke), Brewster Co., 6.5 km. W Marathon (1250 m.), 27.vii.1978 (Hall, Moody & Francke), Coke Co., 22.7 km. NW Robert Lee (610 m.), 25.vii.1978 (Hall, Moody & Francke), Crane Co., 8.1 km. W Crane (750 m.), (Moody, Francke & Merickel), Crosby Co., 17.6 km. N Crosbyton (880 m.), (Bartell, Beckham, Henderson & Neece), Culbertson Co., Guadelupe Mts Nat. Park, McKittrick Canyan (1540 m.), (Moody & Francke), Dickens Co., 21.9 km. N Dickens (790 m.), (Sissom, Moody & Francke), Hall Co., 24 km. E Estelline (580 m.), (Bartell, Beckham, Henderson & Neece), Midland Co., 48.6 km. SW Midland (880 m.), (Moody, Francke & Merickel), Midland Co., 27.5 km. S Midland (820 m.), 12.viii.1979 (Moody, Francke & Merickel), Pecos Co., 6.5 km. SE Sheffield (670 m.), 10.viii.1978 (Hall, Moody, Sissom & Francke), Presidio Co., 34.7 km. SW Marfa (1645 m.), 8.viii.1979 (Moody, Francke & Merickel), Reagan Co., 21 km. W Big Lake (850 m.), 10.viii.1978 (Hall, Moody, Sissom & Francke), Terrell Co., 53 km. N Dryden (655 m.), 21.x.1978 (Meeks & Moody), Upton Co., 11 km. N Rankin (670 m.), 11.viii.1978 (Hall, Moody, Sissom & Francke), Upton Co., 37.3 km. NW Rankin (870 m.), (Moody, Francke & Merickel). Type-depositories: AMNH, CASC, LACM, MCZC, TTUL. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Taber, 1988 PDF: 244 (q.)
Status as species: MacKay et al., 1985 PDF: 52; Taber, 1988 PDF: 244; Bolton, 1995b: 341; Taber, 1998 PDF: 149 (in key); Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 218.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in nest in soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 1 times Loose on ground.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-08-02 00:00:00.0 and 1985-11-06 00:00:00.0

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