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Species: Pogonomyrmex andinus   Kusnezov, 1951 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pogonomyrmex longibarbis subsp. andinus Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 276, fig. 12 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA (Salta, La Rioja). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 210 syntype workers, 9 syntype queens, 26 syntype males. Type-localities: 207 workers, 9 queens, 26 males Argentina: Salta, San Antonio de los Cobres, 3800 m., nos 5705, 5710, 5712, 5733 (N. Kusnezov), 3 workers Argentina: La Rioja, Refugio del Peñón, no. 6755 (F. Monrós). Type-depository: IMLT. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Kusnezov, 1978: 107; Cuezzo & Claver, 2009 PDF: 101 (in key).
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  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 Puna Desert, 1 times found in Puna Desert, scattered low-growing shrubs.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 3”tumulus in sandy, clayey soil, 1 times 3”tumulus nest.

Elevations: collected from 3886 - 3908 meters, 3891 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1949-12-21 and 2010-01-22

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex andinus: casent0281111; paralectotype of Pogonomyrmex andinus: casent0914112, casent0914113

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