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Species: Formicoxenus hirticornis   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax (Mychothorax) hirticornis Emery, 1895d PDF: 319 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1939c PDF: 176 (q. ergatoid); Snelling, 1965a PDF: 18 (q.m. ergatoid).
Combination in Formicoxenus (Mychothorax): Emery, 1924f PDF: 262; in Mychothorax: Ruzsky, 1936 PDF: 96; in Formicoxenus: Buschinger, 1979a PDF: 61.
Senior synonym of Formicoxenus formidolosus: Smith, 1939c PDF: 177.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in shrub steppe, 1 times found in meadow edge in conifer forest, 1 times found in sparse conifer woods.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times thatch mound, 1 times nest in Formica nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 2080 - 2410 meters, 2257 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formicoxenus hirticornis: casent0904769

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