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Species: Xenomyrmex floridanus   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Xenomyrmex stolli subsp. floridanus Emery, 1895d PDF: 275 (w.m.) U.S.A. (Florida). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype male. Type-locality: U.S.A.: Florida, Lake Worth, (Pergande). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as florieanus by Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 198.]
Combination in Monomorium (Xenomyrmex): Mann, 1920b PDF: 406 (error).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bahamas, Cuba, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in trop. dry forest, 1 times found in mesic hammock, 1 times found in Sandy beach, 1 times found in in mangrove swamp, 1 times found in pine scrub, 1 times found in pine woods, 1 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in scrubby secondgrowth veg., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times nest in twig above ground, 3 times nest in dead branch, 1 times ex dead twig, Guayacum officinale, 3 times beating vegetation, 2 times in twig, 1 times nest in dead branch Cephalanthus, 1 times in hollow twig, 2 times in dead branch, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under loose bark dead branch, 1 times on orchids, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collecting, 3 times search, 3 times Beating, 2 times direct collection, 1 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Baiting, 1 times collected in malaise trap in mature sand.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 530 meters, 179 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1887-06-05 00:00:00.0 and 2014-08-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Xenomyrmex stollii floridanus: casent0904614

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