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Species: Formica ulkei   Emery, 1893 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica ulkei Emery, 1893k PDF: 653, pl. 22, fig. 7 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 486 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953c PDF: 168 (l.); Hung, 1969 PDF: 456 (k.).
Senior synonym of Formica hebescens: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 515.
See also: Smith, 1979: 1456.

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: 5 times found in Oak forest, 2 times found in Spruce Forest, 2 times found in Black oak dunes, 2 times found in Mixed oak forest, 2 times found in coastal granite barrens, 2 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, forest margin, 1 times found in sandy wet soil, 1 times found in Maple-basswood forest, 1 times found in Senescent marsh, 1 times found in Marsh, climax forest margin, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times mound nest, 2 times masonry dome, 2 times thatched mound, 1 times partly thatched nest, 1 times nest in soil with thatching, brood in nest, raining, 1 times mounds at forest margin, 1 times mounds, 1 times low thatch nest, 1 times in nest with Formica fusca, 1 times in clay, 1 times conical mound, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1646 meters, 617 meters average

Type specimens:



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