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Species: Pogonomyrmex guatemaltecus   Wheeler, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pogonomyrmex guatemaltecus Wheeler, 1914f PDF: 149 (w.q.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “a large number”), 1 syntype queen. Type-locality: Guatemala: Zacapa, ‘La Fragua’, 12-14.xii.1911 (W.M. Wheeler). Type-depository: MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1921c PDF: 46; Olsen, 1934 PDF: 507; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 208; Snelling, 1982a PDF: 110 (in key); MacKay et al., 1985: 47; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 372; Bolton, 1995b: 340; Taber, 1998 PDF: 147 (in key).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in road, 2 times found in aric scrub, clay soil, nest in soil, small mound, 0 times found in nest in soil, 1 times found in beach.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 285 - 475 meters, 404 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-12-12 and 2012-08-01

Type specimens: cotype of Pogonomyrmex guatemaltecus: casent0103537; syntype of Pogonomyrmex guatemaltecus: casent0900390, casent0907626



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