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Species: Myrmecocystus creightoni   Snelling, 1971 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmecocystus creightoni Snelling, 1971a PDF: 6, fig. 2 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Snelling, 1976 PDF: 98
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in in dry wash, 1 times found in chaparral, 1 times found in in small dry wash, 1 times found in juniper woodland, 1 times found in Sonoran desert wash, 1 times found in Steep grazed slope, sandy soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times malaise, 15-4 times Beating vegetation, largely flowering Ceanothus, 4.

Elevations: collected from 800 - 1580 meters, 1075 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1967-02-12 00:00:00.0 and 2021-04-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000077040, fmnhins0000083104, fmnhins0000083105, fmnhins0000083106; paratype of Myrmecocystus creightoni: casent0840992, casent0903196

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