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|Subspecies of Formica fusca: Wheeler, 1902g PDF: 20; of Formica rufibarbis: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 518; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 539.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in riparian area in desert scrub/grassland, 10 times found in Pinyon-cedar-oak woodland, 8 times found in Desert canyon forest, 4 times found in desert wash, 1 times found in Pinyon- cedar- cholla woodland, 5 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 5 times found in Mixed oak forest, 2 times found in gallery forest, 1 times found in juniper desert, 4 times found in pinyon-cedar woodland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under rock, 7 times under stone, 2 times nest under rock, 3 times stray foragers on ground, 2 times beating Salix, 3 times ground forager, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest beneath rock, 2 times understone, 2 times under boulder, 1 times thatched nest, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times malaise trap, 10 times hand collecting, 7 times search, 4 times direct collection, 1 times yellow pan trap, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours.
Elevations: collected from 183 - 2743 meters, 1532 meters average