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Species: Myrmecocystus (Eremnocystus) yuma   Wheeler, 1912 

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Myrmecocystus yuma_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmecocystus yuma Wheeler, 1912e PDF: 176 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Snelling, in Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 23
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Parkinsonia floridanum-Larrea tridentata-Ambrosia dumosa, 1 times found in scattered creosotes, 1 times found in Mohave desert, 1 times found in Mojave desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 1 times 3" tumulus on terrace of large desert wash, 30PM times 6" tumulus nest in deep sandy soil, sexuals outside nest ready to fly at 3.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 58 - 1000 meters, 713 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1910-11-26 and 2019-11-24

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