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Species: Stigmatomma pallipes   (Haldeman, 1844) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Typhlopone pallipes Haldeman, 1844 PDF: 54 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unjustified emendation of spelling to pallidipes: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 14; Santschi, 1914a PDF: 429.].
Combination in Amblyopone: Haldeman, 1849a PDF: 201 (footnote); Cresson, 1887 PDF: 259; Brown, 1960a: 169.
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 20; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 457; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 439; Cresson, 1887 PDF: 259; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 14; Emery, 1895d PDF: 261; Wheeler, 1900c PDF: 56; Wheeler, 1904f PDF: 299; Wheeler, 1905j PDF: 374; Wheeler, 1906g PDF: 1; Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 399; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 561; Emery, 1911e PDF: 24; Wheeler, 1913d PDF: 112; Wheeler, 1917k PDF: 460; Smith, 1928b PDF: 243; Smith, 1930a PDF: 2; Wheeler, 1932a PDF: 2; Dennis, 1938 PDF: 275; Wesson & Wesson, 1940 PDF: 90; Creighton, 1940b PDF: 3 (redescription); Brown, 1949e PDF: 84; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 33; Smith, 1951c PDF: 783; Cole, 1953d: 84; Smith, 1958c PDF: 110; Whelden, 1958b PDF: 1; Brown, 1960a: 169, 183, 192 (in key); Carter, 1962a PDF: 6 (in list); Francoeur & Béique, 1966a PDF: 141; Smith, 1967a PDF: 346; Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 20; Francoeur, 1977b PDF: 206; Francoeur, 1979a PDF: 34 (redescription); Smith, 1979: 1335; Traniello, 1982 PDF: 65; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 17; DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 135; Ward, 1988 PDF: 105; Deyrup et al., 1989 PDF: 92; Lattke, 1991d PDF: 6 (in key); Wheeler et al., 1994 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Lacau & Delabie, 2002 PDF: 40 (in key); Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 31; Deyrup, 2003 PDF: 44; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 23; MacGown & Forster, 2005 PDF: 67; Ward, 2005 PDF: 25; Ellison et al., 2012: 89; Deyrup, 2017: 13.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC: US (AZ, MA), Canada

Biology:

Mesic woodlands in soil and leaf litter.

Identification:

Worker: inner border of mandible and anterior clypeal margin broadly convex in outline; California specimens smaller in size than those of A. oregonensis (HW 0.99-1.15), with narrower heads (CI 0.86-0.90).

Notes:

The differences in worker size (HW) and head shape (CI) between Amblyopone oregonensis and California A. pallipes break down when considering A. pallipes workers from eastern United States.

References:

Brown (1960); Creighton (1940b); Haskins (1928); Traniello (1978, 1982); Lachaud et al. (1988); Ward (1988); Wheeler (1900); Whelden (1958b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 46 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in cedar/hardwood forest, 11 times found in on swimming pool surface, 4 times found in mixed forest, 10 times found in oak woodland, 11 times found in leaf litter, 11 times found in ex. soil, 0 times found in hemlock/hardwood forest, litter by boulder, 5 times found in open hardwood forest, 5 times found in at base of Pinus sp., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times litter, 12 times under stone, 13 times leaf litter, 7 times ex sifted litter, 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times soil and leaf litter, 1 times ex rock, 1 times log and stump litter, 3 times litter and soil, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times Under rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 67 times Berlese funnel, 41 times malaise trap, 18 times Winkler, 6 times pitfall trap, 8 times Search, 5 times Berlese, 3 times direct collection, 1 times Berlese|302 lbs., 324 L, 3 times general collecting, 3 times pitfall, 15am] times alates flying, [9, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2370 meters, 764 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-08-01 and 2018-09-29

Type specimens: syntype of Stigmatomma pallidipes wheeleri: casent0915104; type of Typhlopone pallipes: casent0104569



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