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Species: Temnothorax americanus   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tomognathus americanus Emery, 1895d PDF: 272 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Protomognathus (Protomognathus): Wheeler, 1905a PDF: 3; in Harpagoxenus: Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 494; in Protomognathus: Cover, in Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 65; in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2015 10.1111/syen.12090 PDF: 15.
See also: Smith, 1939b PDF: 166.


  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: 2 times found in cedar/hardwood, Pitch pine- Bear Oak woodland times found in Pine Barrens.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted litter, 1 times Under bark on rotten pine branch, 1 times stick.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler sifting.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 210 meters, 154 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Protomognathus americanus: casent0904772

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