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Species: Mycetomoellerius turrifex   (Wheeler, 1903) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Atta (Trachymyrmex) turrifex Wheeler, 1903c PDF: 100, fig. 6 (w.q.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1907d PDF: 709 (redescription); Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 568; Wheeler, 1911i PDF: 249 (in key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 346; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 324; Smith, 1951c PDF: 831; Smith, 1979: 1412; Bolton, 1995b: 421; Rabeling et al., 2007 PDF: 22 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mesquite woodland, 1 times found in subtropical thorn woodland, 1 times found in urban garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under trees, sandy soil, 1 times strays, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times worker on ground.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 30 meters, 25 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-12-12 and 2009-07-22

Type specimens: syntype of Trachymyrmex turrifex: casent0912531

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