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Species: Myrmica punctiventris   Roger, 1863 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica punctiventris Roger, 1863a PDF: 190 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 450 (q.); Emery, 1895d PDF: 312 (m.).
Senior synonym of Myrmica isfahani: Weber, 1950c PDF: 512.
See also: Francoeur, 2007 PDF: 158.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica punctiventris nov. sp.  Roger, J., 1863, Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses, nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegeben Beschreibungen., Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7, pp. 131-214: 190, (download) 190 4101
Myrmica punctiventris   Francoeur, A., 2007, The Myrmica punctiventris and M. crassirugis species groups in the Nearctic region., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 153-185: 158-161, (download) 158-161 21279

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in in swamp, 0 times found in peripheral to cultivated cotton, 0 times found in base of deciduous tree, 9 times found in mixed forest, 9 times found in bottomland hardwood forest, 3 times found in mixed hardwood, 5 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 6 times found in seepage area in mixed forest, 1 times found in hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 46 times litter, 0 times leaf litter, 3 times ex sifted litter, 2 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest in dead stick, 1 times nest in dead branch on ground, 2 times log stage 5, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest chambers under stone, 1 times forest floor with sunny spots, 1 times ex rotten acorn in leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times pitfall trap, 59 times Berlese funnel, 27 times pitfall traps, 13 times general collecting, 6 times Winkler, 4 times search, 3 times hand collecting, 2 times pitfall, 2 times collected in litter, 2 times colony in rotting log, 2 times direct collection, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1067 meters, 329 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-08-25 and 2018-09-26

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica punctiventris isfahani: casent0907643

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