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Species: Formica subaenescens   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica fusca var. subaenescens Emery, 1893k PDF: 659 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 504 (q.m.).
Subspecies of Formica fusca: Buren, 1944a PDF: 300.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in coastal scrub, 4 times found in pine forest/subalpine meadow, 4 times found in alpine rocky slope, 4 times found in open pine fir forest, 2 times found in rocky ridge crest in conifer forest, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 4 times found in conifer woodland, 2 times found in bristlecone pine forest, 1 times found in exposed coastal prairie, 4 times found in conifer forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 29 times under stone, 8 times nest under stone, 3 times foragers, 3 times ground forager(s), 4 times under dead wood, 3 times on ground, 1 times nest under dead wood, 1 times foraging on exposed soil, 1 times foraging on dry clay by small spring., 2 times strays, 1 times nest in dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 58 times search, 28 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 8 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times Site 88 #1.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 3520 meters, 2098 meters average

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