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Species: Myrmica wheeleri   Weber, 1939 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmica wheeleri Weber, 1939b PDF: 150 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Arizona). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated, “two colonies”). Primary type localities: U.S.A.: Arizona, Santa Catalina Mts, Mt Lemmon, 8-9150 ft, 26.vii.1917 (W.M. Wheeler), Arizona, Santa Catalina Mts, Stratton, 6-7000 ft, 27.vii.1917 (W.M. Wheeler). Primary type depository: MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 105; Weber, 1950c PDF: 212 (redescription); Smith, 1951c PDF: 791; Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 21; Smith, 1979: 1351; Bolton, 1995b: 284; Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 167.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pine-oak woodland, 1 times found in fir-pine-oak forest, 1 times found in Ponderosa Pine- Doug. Fir- Limber Pine- Gambel Oak forest on slope., times found in Quercus-Pinus-Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in Picea-Pinus Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in pine-fir woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times Under rock in shade. Thick pine litter..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 2240 - 2800 meters, 2488 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-07-16 and 2016-08-07

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmica wheeleri: casent0907624; syntype of Myrmica wheeleri: casent0900347

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