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Species: Veromessor julianus   (Pergande, 1894) 

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See Also:

Veromessor julianus clarior, Veromessor julianus manni

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Aphaenogaster juliana Pergande, 1894 PDF: 164 (w.) MEXICO (Baja California). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1895d PDF: 308.
Combination in Novomessor: Emery, 1915k PDF: 73.
Combination in Messor: Bolton, 1982 PDF: 341.
Current subspecies: nominal plus V. j. clarior, V. j. manni.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sandy desert, 1 times found in saline-clayey wash, 1 times found in Sonoran desert, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in rocky hillside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground nest, 2 times large chaff tumulus coarse sandy soil, 1 times foraging column.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 549 meters, 148 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-05-21 and 2015-12-20

Type specimens: syntype: casent0105631; syntype of Aphaenogaster juliana: castype00619

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