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Species: Formica densiventris   Viereck, 1903 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica fusca var. densiventris Viereck, 1903 PDF: 74 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cole, 1954a PDF: 90 (m.).
Junior synonym of Formica subaenescens: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 504.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Formica fusca: Brown, 1947 PDF: 7.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 499.
Senior synonym of Formica spicata: Cole, 1954a PDF: 89; Cole, 1955b PDF: 50; of Formica rasilis: MacKay et al., 1988: 114.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
    Asia: China
    Europe: Poland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in subalpine woodland, 6 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 5 times found in Aspen forest, 2 times found in conifer forest, 5 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 2 times found in sparse ponderosa pine forest, 4 times found in On mesquite, 2 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in Oak Forest, 1 times found in aspen grove, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times under stone, 8 times under rock, 3 times nest under stone, 1 times strays, 2 times foragers, 2 times thatched log stage 4, 1 times nest under rock, 3 times foragers on ground, 1 times nest under dead wood, 2 times under log, 1 times under dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 32 times search, 5 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3518 meters, 1817 meters average

Type specimens:



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