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Species: Pogonomyrmex catanlilensis   Gallardo, 1931 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pogonomyrmex catanlilensis Gallardo, 1931a PDF: 187, fig. 2 (w.) ARGENTINA (Neuquén). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype workers. Type-locality: Argentina: Neuquén, road from Zapala to Junin de los Andes, nr River Catanlil, 10.iv.1919, no. 12261 (A. Gallardo). Type-depository: MACN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 163 (redescription); Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 252, 273; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 207; Bolton, 1995b: 340; Taber, 1998 PDF: 153 (in key); Cuezzo & Claver, 2009 PDF: 101 (in key).
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in low scrub with mixed grass & Ephedra, 1 times found in Spine grass-Diostea juncea-Adesmia obovata association, 1 times found in Stipa grassland along roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest at base of Diostea juncea bush, 1 times 8" nest in Stipa clump, sandy-gravelly soil, 1 times 5-6”tumulus nest at edge of rock.

Elevations: collected from 1210 - 1527 meters, 1379 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-12-07 and 2014-02-27

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex catanlilensis: casent0235275



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