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Species: Formica accreta   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica accreta Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 182, figs. 308-323 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995b: 190.

Distribution:

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

Identification:

Small Black Ant.

Worker: 4-5mm

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in pine/fir forest, 19 times found in sparse forest, pine, rocky moist loam, brood, very active, nest in mound of clay, 4 times found in pine/fir woodland, 9 times found in sparse forest, pine/fir, rocky sand, active, brood, nest in thatched mound plus soil, 5 times found in conifer forest, 9 times found in pine forest, dry, brown clay loam, normal, escape with Camp, nest in/under small log, 9 times found in N facing slope, pine/aspen/spruce forest, active, aggressive, nest in/under log, 30cm diameter, 3 times found in rocky slope with sparse alpine scrub, 9 times found in red cedar forest, rocky clay soil, brood in nest, escape, sluggish, in/under log, 2 times found in university campus, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times nest under rock, 13 times under stone, 6 times ground foragers, 6 times strays, 5 times foragers, 3 times stray foragers on ground, 1 times ground, 3 times stray foragers, 4 times ex rotten log, 3 times banana bait, 2 times ground forager(s), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times hand collecting, 53 times search, 3 times banana bait, 2 times direct collection, 1 times winkler, 1 times mixed.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 3320 meters, 1308 meters average

Type specimens:



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