Temnothorax politus (Smith, 1939) valid
Macromischa polita Smith, 1939e: 506, pl. 1, fig. B (w.) U.S.A. (Arizona). Nearctic.
Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Prebus, 2021b: 423). Type-locality: lectotype U.S.A.: Arizona, 6.5 km up Santa Cruz River from Tucson, 13.ix.1938, M.C.Z. cotype 23781 (R.G. Wesson). Type-depository: MCZC. Type-specimen: MCZENT00023781 (lectotype; top specimen on pin). (Source: Prebus, 2021b: 423.) Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 7 paratype workers. Paratype-localities: 1 paratype worker with same data as lectotype (on same pin as lectotype); 3 paratype workers with same data as lectotype, except Sabino Canyon, 8.x.1938, 945 m, #I03 I (R.G. Wesson), one worker No. 53249 U.S.N.M. Cotype, USNMENT00528925, one worker No. 53249 U.S.N.M. Cotype, USNMENT00922558; 1 paratype worker with same data as lectotype, except Wof Baboquivari Peak, 50 km E of Sells, 25.ix.1938, 1070–1220 m, #I30k, No. 53249 U.S.N.M. Cotype (R.G. Wesson); 2 paratype workers with same data as lectotype, except Catalina Mountains, 11.ix.1938, 1370 m, #24j, No. 53249 U.S.N.M. Cotype (R.G. Wesson). Paratype-depositories and specimens: MCZC: MCZENT00023781 (bottom specimen on same pin as lectotype); LACM: LACMENT323200; USNM: USNMENT00528925, USNMENT00922558, USNMENT00922559, CASENT0105625. (Source: Prebus, 2021b: 423.) Type notes: Originally described from 26 workers from Arizona, all collected by R.G. Wesson and distributed as follows: Catalina Mts (2), Santa Cruz River, 4 mi. from Tucson (4), Phoenix (5), Florence (2), 30 mi. E Sells (1), Sabino Canyon (7), 8 mi. E Tucson (3), 5 mi. N Tucson (1), by the Riollito a little N Tucson (1).
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