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Species: Pogonomyrmex pencosensis   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pogonomyrmex cunicularius r. pencosensis Forel, 1914d PDF: 265 (w.m.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Argentina, San Luis: Alto Pencoso, #1555 (Bruch leg.);; CASENT0217253; Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (MLPA). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 50.
Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 50 (lectotype designation).
Material of the unavailable name Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis dubia is referred here: Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 50.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Mowed roadside, 1 times found in with gravel, Creosote, jarilla, Acacia, Lycium, Opuntia, cactus, 1 times found in salt flat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 6”crater mound lined with pebbles, 1 times 6”tumulus nestin sandy-silty soil.

Elevations: collected from 479 - 1390 meters, 843 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis: casent0217253

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