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Species: Pogonomyrmex micans   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pogonomyrmex bruchi r. micans Forel, 1914d PDF: 268 (w.m.) ARGENTINA (San Luis). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 37). Type-locality: lectotype Argentina: San Luis, Alto Pencoso, nr La Plata, #224 (C. Bruch). Type-depository: MLPA. Type-specimen: lectotype CASENT0217254. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 27 paralectotype workers, 2 paralectotype males. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories: MHNG, MLPA. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 37.
Status as species: Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 254, 284; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 208; Bolton, 1995b: 341; Taber, 1998 PDF: 154 (in key); Wild, 2007b PDF: 36; Cuezzo & Claver, 2009 PDF: 101 (in key); Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 37 (redescription).
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mowed roadside, grassland, 2 times found in mowed roadside grassland, 1 times found in Habitus gleichen sie einer Pompilide.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 4”tumulus nest, 1 times crca 150 (workers) in einem Nest in 2 (?), 1 times 6”tumulus nest with chaff, 1 times 4” tumulus nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 591 meters, 485 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-02-05 00:00:00.0 and 2009-03-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0217254; syntype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0901491; syntype of Pogonomyrmex micans: casent0907668; syntype of Pogonomyrmex bruchi micans: casent0904104



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