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Species: Formica gagates   Latreille, 1798 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica gagates Latreille, 1798 PDF: 36 (w.q.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 349 (m.).
Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Forel, 1915d: 63.
Material of the unavailable name Formica muralewiczi referred here by Emery, 1909b PDF: 194; Karavaiev, 1927a PDF: 301.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Bulgaria, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388

Formica gagates LatrHNS.

Buchara (Roschan, col de Mardzanai, 1 [[ queen ]], 1 [[ male ]], 9 [[ worker ]], 19. VIII; Ljangar, ' fl. Gunt, 16 [[ worker ]], 17. VIII; Schugnan, fl. Gunt, Rivak, 20 [[ worker ]], 14. VIII; Kara-gurum - Mazar, 1 [[ queen ]], 1 [[ male ]], 12 [[ worker ]], 24. VII; fl. Gunt, Sardym, 8 [[ worker ]], 16. VIII. 1897. Kaznakov!); Ferghana (Montagne Transalai, Bachmir, 9000 ' h., 4 [[ worker ]], 23. VI. 1895. Korzinsku!); Caucase septent'r. (District de Maikop, defile Aschischbok, 1 [[ queen ]], 27. VIII. 1894. Prichodko!); Transcaucasie orient. (District de Nucha, paturage alpin Schoatan-Jailag, 2500 m. h., 4 [[ male ]], 2 [[ worker ]], 3. VIII. 1901. R. Schmidt!); Crimee (Alupka,

1 [[ worker ]], 10. VI. 1899. Kuznecov!); Mongolie septent. (fl. Chara-gol, affluent d'Orchon, l [[ male ]], 1 [[ queen ]], 16. VIII. 1894. Kaskarov!; versant orient de la ville d'Urga, 1 [[ queen ]], 7. VIII. 1897. Klemenz!).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 1 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in open forest edge, 1 times found in around house, 1 times found in shrubs around the old monastery, 1 times found in Bosque Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in stony slope with small trees (Quercus cerris), 1 times found in xerothermous river valley, 1 times found in Disturbed Mediterranean Forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on leaf litter, 2 times on ground, 2 times ground nest, 2 times Foraging, 1 times under stone, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times in lawn, 1 times ground (-5-0 cm), 1 times Bajo piedra, 1 times 1.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 4 times Hand, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 162 - 1250 meters, 736 meters average

Type specimens: neotype of Formica gagates: casent0913657; syntype of Formica gagates: casent0913656; syntype of Formica fusca fuscogagates: casent0911074; type of Formica fusca fuscogagates: antweb1008396



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