Pogonomyrmex pronotalis

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Pogonomyrmex pronotalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: rastratus
Species: P. pronotalis
Binomial name
Pogonomyrmex pronotalis
Santschi, 1922

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pronotalis. Pogonomyrmex pronotalis Santschi, 1922b: 350 (w.) ARGENTINA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Determination Clarifications

Pogonomyrmex mendozanus was misidentified as Pogonomyrmex pronotalis in a list of ant species in Ñancuñan Biosphere Reserve (Claver & Fowler, 1993) and in subsequent publications until it was described by Cuezzo & Claver (2009).


  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 350, worker described)