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Species: Odontomachus desertorum   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Odontomachus haematoda subsp. desertorum Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 391 (w.) U.S.A. (Arizona). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacGown et al., 2014 PDF: 533). Type-locality: U.S.A.: Arizona, Carnegie Desert Laboratory, nr Tucson, 24.xi.1910 (W.M. Wheeler). Type-depository: MCZC. Type notes: In the original description Wheeler mentions 9 syntype workers. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacGown et al., 2014 PDF: 533.
Subspecies of Odontomachus haematodus: Cole, 1937a PDF: 98; Smith, 1939d PDF: 128 (redescription); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 56; Smith, 1951c PDF: 787.
Junior synonym of Odontomachus clarus: Brown, 1976a: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 295.
Status as species: Smith, 1979: 1345; MacGown et al., 2014 PDF: 533 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Oak-pine woodland, 1 times found in Sonoran desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager, 1 times ex spider middens under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 1 times hand collection, 1 times UV light.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1102 meters, 478 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-07-07 00:00:00.0 and 2017-02-19 00:00:00.0

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