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Species: Pogonomyrmex naegelii   Emery, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pogonomyrmex naegelii Emery, 1878a PDF: x (w.) Attributed to Forel. BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Valença (C. van Volxem). Type-depository: MRHN (possibly retained in MSNG). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1886b PDF: xli, from Rio de Janeiro.]
[Misspelled as nageli by Santschi, 1934c PDF: 30.]
Combination in Ephebomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 106.
Combination in Pogonomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 341.
Status as species: Mayr, 1887 PDF: 609 (in key); Emery, 1888c PDF: 354; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 119; von Jhering, 1894 PDF: 389; Forel, 1895b PDF: 125; Wheeler, 1902a PDF: 89; Wheeler, 1902d PDF: 390; Emery, 1906c PDF: 159; Forel, 1908 PDF: 361; Forel, 1911e PDF: 305; Santschi, 1912e PDF: 529; Bruch, 1914 PDF: 224; Forel, 1914d PDF: 270; Gallardo, 1915 PDF: 13; Bruch, 1916 PDF: 301; Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 43; Emery, 1921c PDF: 48; Wheeler, 1925a PDF: 13; Borgmeier, 1927c PDF: 78; Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 109 (redescription); Eidmann, 1936a PDF: 39; Kusnezov, 1949c PDF: 294; Kusnezov, 1951e PDF: 250, 261; Kusnezov, 1953c PDF: 337; Kempf, 1960f PDF: 428; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 106; Zolessi et al., 1988: 3; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 342; Bolton, 1995b: 341; Taber, 1998 PDF: 146 (in key); Fernández & Palacio, 1998 PDF: 1657 (in key); Lattke, 2006 PDF: 56 (in key); Wild, 2007b PDF: 36; Cuezzo & Claver, 2009 PDF: 100 (in key); Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 121; Johnson, 2015 10.11646/zootaxa.4029.1.1 PDF: 111 (redescription); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 795.
Senior homonym of Pogonomyrmex naegelii Forel, 1886: unpublished.
Senior synonym of Pogonomyrmex naegelii Forel, 1886: unpublished synonymy.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

naegelii ForelHNS, in Emery 1878.

Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MSCN, MCZC). Literature records: Paraguarí, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1906, Forel 1895, Taber 1998).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in disturbed roadside agricultural area, 1 times found in in disturbed roadside grassland, 1 times found in in grassland with shrubs, 2 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in disturbed grassy-weedy roadside, 1 times found in dry thorn scrub, 1 times found in open area with scattered forest, sandy read soil with stones, 1 times found in savanna, 1 times found in savannas, 1 times found in at roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times solitary foragers, 1 times nest, 1 times Cryptic nest, 1 times strays, 1 times stray forager in mown grassy site, 1 times Small tumulus nest in disturbed grassy-weedy roadside, 1 times Small tumulus nest, 0 times Pasture, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times Ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall48h, 1 times Pitfall72h, 0 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1500 meters, 377 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1877-05-11 00:00:00.0 and 2018-08-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex naegelii: casent0280989; Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex venezuelensis: casent0914121; paralectotype of Pogonomyrmex naegelii: casent0280990, casent0281114; syntype of Pogonomyrmex naegelii: casent0907673

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