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Species: Myrmecocystus wheeleri   Snelling, 1971 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmecocystus wheeleri Snelling, 1971a PDF: 11, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Snelling, 1976 PDF: 70.
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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:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in sand dunes, 1 times found in Oak-juniper woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in sand, 1 times ground nest, 1 times stray foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 505 - 1067 meters, 788 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-08-15 and 2015-03-23

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000077038, fmnhins0000083098, fmnhins0000083099, fmnhins0000083100; paratype of Myrmecocystus wheeleri: casent0903193

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