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Species: Formica microphthalma   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica microphthalma Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 201, figs. 344-359 (w.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in nest under stone, pine forest, light brown fine sandy clay, moist, normal behavior, 9 times found in nest medium soil mound, sparse pine forest, light brown sandy loam, moist, level area, very active, 7 times found in nest under stone, sparse pine forest, light brown sandy loam, moist, level area, brood, very active, 5 times found in loose on ground, sparse pine forest, light brown sandy loam, moist, 2 times found in pine/fir woodland, 4 times found in nest in soil, urban park, pines, light brown fine sandy clay, very active, 3 times found in nest under medium stone, sparse pine forest, light brown sandy loam, moist, level area, 1 times found in oak/Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in forest/grassland ecotone, 3 times found in nest mound of soil, sparse pine forest, light brown sandy loam, moist, level area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest under rock, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times under stone, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 2 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 2640 meters, 1403 meters average

Type specimens:



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