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Species: Myrmecocystus romainei   Hunt & Snelling, 1975 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmecocystus romainei Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 22 (w.) Snelling, R.R., in Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 22. U.S.A. (Arizona). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger semirufus romainei Cole, 1936; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.].
Snelling, 1976 PDF: 78 (q.m.).
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Cole, 1937b PDF: 138; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 447; Smith, 1951c PDF: 855.
Material referred to Myrmecocystus mimicus by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 447.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):


Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. semirufus var. romainei Cole 1936B:120 [unavail.]. Bolton (1995) gives the author of romainei as Snelling in Hunt & Snelling (1975), but both Hunt and Snelling are authors of the checklist in which the name is made available. The expression "Snelling in prep." which follows the species name merely documents the presence of this species in Arizona (see introduction to paper).

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in sweeping grasses and forbes, 1 times found in pak-pine-woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest.

Elevations: collected at 1725 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-07-17 and 2004-03-28

Type specimens:

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