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Species: Formica podzolica   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica podzolica Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 162, figs. 272-287 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995b: 201.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, 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: 36 times found in nest, mound of soil, escape, active, spruce/aspen forest, rocky sand, brood, 27 times found in nest under medium stone, sparse forest, pine/fir/aspen, rocky loam, brood, 26 times found in under medium stone, grassland, some trees, rocky loam, active, brood, aggressive, 21 times found in under stone, fir/pine/aspen forest, sexuals in nest, escape with brood, rocky clay soil, 20 times found in nest under stone and in soil, brood in nest, dense hardwood forest, sandy loam soil, 19 times found in nest under stone, fir/pine/aspen forest, brood in nest, escape with brood, rocky clay soil, 18 times found in under 2 small stones, grassland, few shrubs, rocky clay soil, sluggish, escape with brood, males, 17 times found in nest under stone, pine/aspen forest, clay loam soil, active, escape, 16 times found in nest, mound of soil, spruce/aspen forest, rocky loam, brood, 14 times found in nest under small stone (20cm diameter), fir forest, brood in nest, escape, with brood, loam soil, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 23 times under stone, 8 times soil mound, 6 times nest under stone, 5 times soil mound nest, 3 times nest in soil mound, 3 times nest in soil, 2 times large soil mound, 2 times in soil, 2 times queenright colony under stone, 1 times nest in dead wood, 2 times in soil mound, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 76 times search, 1 times winkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2920 meters, 2002 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Formica podzolica: casent0903286



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