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Species: Formica obtusopilosa   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica sanguinea subsp. obtusopilosa Emery, 1893k PDF: 648 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Raptiformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 259.
Raised to species: Emery, 1925d PDF: 259; Cole, 1942 PDF: 377.
Senior synonym of Formica munda: Emery, 1925d PDF: 259; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 465; of Formica alticola: Wilson & Brown, 1955 PDF: 128.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in Short grass prairie, 3 times found in desert, 8 times found in Sagebrush, 7 times found in shortgrass prairie, 7 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 1 times found in shrub steppe, 3 times found in Mixed grass prairie, 3 times found in Pasture, 3 times found in Pinyon-cedar-sagebrush woodland, 1 times found in riparian willow in sagebrush desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times under rock, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times foragers, 1 times under stone, 2 times crater nest, 1 times sagebrush, 1 times roadside, 1 times pasture, under rock, 1 times mound, 1 times meadow, 1 times double entrance mound #2, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp.

Elevations: collected from 701 - 2896 meters, 1834 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0104686; type: casent0104687



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