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Species: Myrmecocystus depilis   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmecocystus melliger var. depilis Forel, 1901d PDF: 135 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Snelling, 1976 PDF: 52 (q.m.)
Raised to species: Snelling, in Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 22
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in creosote-mesquite desert, 2 times found in desert, 0 times found in sweeping grasses and forbes, 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert, 1 times found in oak-juniper woodland in canyon bottom.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: small crater times nest, 1 times strays, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collected, 1 times Search.

Elevations: collected from 1400 - 1500 meters, 1452 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-07-20 and 2011-08-06

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecocystus depilis: casent0911061

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