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Species: Temnothorax rugatulus   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax (Leptothorax) rugatulus Emery, 1895d PDF: 321 (w.) U.S.A. (Colorado). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Colorado (no further data) (Pergande) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a PDF: 269). Primary type depositories: AMNH, MSNG. Type notes: Other syntype locality: South Dakota (no further data) (Pergande). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 272.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.


Suffield military base

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in sagebrush, 5 times found in pine/fir woodland, 10 times found in conifer forest, 5 times found in pine-juniper-oak forest, 10 times found in pine woodland, 9 times found in shrub steppe, 10 times found in oak woodland, 4 times found in riparian oak woodland, 2 times found in ponderosa pine/oak woodland, 6 times found in riparian woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 34 times under stone, 29 times under rock, 10 times nest under rock, 17 times ex sifted leaf litter, 7 times nest in rock crevice, 13 times nest under stone, 6 times nest in dead wood, 7 times in dead wood, 1 times ex rotten ponderosa log, 5 times in dead base sagebrush, 1 times nest in base dead branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 97 times search, 61 times hand collecting, 22 times Davis sifter, 7 times pitfall trap, 8 times winkler, 5 times miniWinkler, 1 times Colony Collection, 1 times Winkler sifter, 1 times sweep net, 1 times Winkler sample, 1 times Davis, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 4000 meters, 1627 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-02-23 00:00:00.0 and 2022-03-26 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax curvispinosus annectens: casent0912992; syntype of Leptothorax rugatulus mediorufus: casent0912993; syntype of Temnothorax rugatulus: casent0904762

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