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Species: Temnothorax oxynodis   (Mackay, 2000) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptothorax (Myrafant) oxynodis Mackay, 2000 PDF: 385, figs. 63, 146 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 272.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Endemic to California.


Holotype (CAS) examined; appears to be a good species (11.x.2000)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Temnothorax oxynodis (MackayHNS 2000)

E1 [endemic to California], E2 [endemic to California floristic province (Hickman, 1993)]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in chaparral, 2 times found in Emerged from Knobcone Pine, 2 times found in Pinus attenuata forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under bark of Pinus attenuata, 1 times under bark of P. attenuata, 1 times on tree trunk and branches, 1 times nest under bark 3m above ground.

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

Elevations: collected from 750 - 850 meters, 787 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1957-09-01 and 2010-04-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptothorax oxynodis: castype17706

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