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Species: Formica decipiens   Bondroit, 1918 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica decipiens Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 52 (w.q.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 247.
Subspecies of Formica fusca: Menozzi, 1922c PDF: 331.
Revived status as species: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 298.
See also: Kutter, 1977c: 255.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: France, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in jaral, 2 times found in montane coniferous forest, 1 times found in open rocks.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nbp, 1 times under stone, 1 times Sobre Prunus sp., 1 times foraging on the ground, 1 times foraging on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Hand, 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1000 - 1750 meters, 1341 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica decipiens: casent0912257, casent0913663; type of Formica decipiens: antweb1008394

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