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Species: Myrmecocystus (Endiodioctes) kennedyi   Snelling, 1969 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmecocystus kennedyi Snelling, 1969b PDF: 6 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Idaho). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger semirufus kennedyi Cole, 1936; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
As unavailale (infrasubspecific) name: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 449; Smith, 1951c PDF: 856.
Material referred to Myrmecocystus semirufus by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 449; Smith, 1951c PDF: 856.
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

BC

Comments:

Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. semirufus var. kennedyi Cole 1936B:119 [unavail.]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in juniper/pinyon woodland, 5 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in juniper woodland, 1 times found in saltbush scrub, 1 times found in sand dune in salt desert, 1 times found in sand dunes, 1 times found in Atriplex, 1 times found in coarse sand.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ground foragers, 1 times crater nest in soil, 3 times ground nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times 4" tumulus in loose sand dunes, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 1 times search, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 8 times transect of 10 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (five 28 mm internal diameter, five 15 mm internal diameter), set out 7, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 9 times transect of 5 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (15 mm internal diameter), set out 10, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 9 times transect of 5 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (28 mm internal diameter), set out 10.

Elevations: collected from 9 - 2005 meters, 1337 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1932-12-31 and 2019-10-26

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmecocystus kennedyi: casent0903192



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