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Species: Pogonomyrmex weiseri   Santschi, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pogonomyrmex weiseri Santschi, 1922c PDF: 348 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA (Catamarca). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 216). Primary type locality: lectotype Argentina: Catamarca, Valle San María, Ampajango, #1362 (Ing. Weiser). Primary type depository: MCZC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0217261. (Source: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 216.) Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 6 paralectotype workers, 2 paralectotype alate queens. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: MACN, MHNG, MZSP, NHMB. (Source: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 216.) Type notes: Original type material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated), 1 syntype male; Argentina: Catamarca, Ampajanga, Valle Santa Maria (Ing. Weiser); NHMB. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 216.
Status as species: Santschi, 1922e PDF: 243; Gallardo, 1932c PDF: 145 (redescription); Johnson, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5033.1.1 PDF: 216 (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 creosote association & scattered cardon, 1 times found in creosote, Acacia low-growing perennials & scattered cardon, 1 times found in low growing shrubs, 1 times found in Acacia, low-growing perenials & scattered cardon.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 4”tumulus nest in sandy-rocky-gravelly soil, 30 h times Mating aggregation on top of cardon at 15, 1 times cryptic nest in gravelly-stony soil creosote, 1 times 3” tumulus in open area, solitary foragers harvesting seeds.

Elevations: collected from 2524 - 2847 meters, 2698 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2006-01-12 00:00:00.0 and 2010-01-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pogonomyrmex weiseri: casent0217261; paralectotype of Pogonomyrmex weiseri: casent0173343, casent0914386; syntype of Pogonomyrmex weiseri: casent0904105, casent0913101



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