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Species: Pogonomyrmex sanmartini   Kusnezov, 1953 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pogonomyrmex carbonarius sanmartini Kusnezov, 1953b PDF: 110 (diagnosis in key) (w.) ARGENTINA (Neuquén). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 163). Primary type locality: lectotype Argentina: Neuquén, vic. San Martin de los Andes, in the zone of cypress trees, 24.i.1949, #3980 (N. Kusnezov). Primary type depository: USNM. Primary type specimen: CASENT0906503 (lectotype). (Source: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 163.) Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 15 paralectotype workers, 1 paralectotype intercaste (?), 2 paralectotype intercastes. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: IFML, LACM, USNM. (Source: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 163.) AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 163.
Status as species: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 163 (redescription).
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in south slope facing scattered Araucaria forest, 3 times found in Patagonian steppe, 1 times found in with Condalia, Berberis & other shrubs, 1 times found in Alluvial area with annual grass, 1 times found in in low growing Patagonian steppe in sandy-gravelly soil, 1 times found in open grassland with occasional short shrubs, silty-sandy soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in grass clump in exposed site, 1 times nest in open area lacking tumulus, 1 times nest entrance at edge of rock, nest under rock, 1 times nest entrance in base of dead, desert habitat, sandy-loamy-gravelly soil, 1 times near stream, nest under stone, 1 times ground nest lacking tumulus, solitary foragers, 1 times dominated by Mulimum, Adesmia and grasses, gravelly-rocky soil, 1 times 4" tumulus nest.

Elevations: collected from 34 - 1426 meters, 870 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1966-11-19 and 2014-02-25

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex carbonarius sanmartini: casent0906503; paralectotype of Pogonomyrmex carbonarius sanmartini: casent0103403; paralectotype of Pogonomyrmex sanmartini: casent0280979



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