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Species: Myrmecocystus (Eremnocystus) lugubris   Wheeler, 1909 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmecocystus lugubris Wheeler, 1909f PDF: 98 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Larrea-Ambrosia dumosa-Atriplex, 1 times found in Mesquite-bur sage desert, 1 times found in Mohave desert wash, 1 times found in white sand shrub, desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times on cholla, 1 times 3" tumulus nest in sandy-loamy-gravelly soil.

Elevations: collected from 488 - 698 meters, 568 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1948-04-30 and 2019-12-14

Type specimens:

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