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Species: Formicoxenus provancheri   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax (Leptothorax) provancheri Emery, 1895d PDF: 320 (w.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formicoxenus (Mychothorax): Emery, 1924f PDF: 262; in Formicoxenus: Francoeur et al., 1985 PDF: 377.
Senior synonym of Formicoxenus emersoni, Formicoxenus hirtipilis: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 279; of Formicoxenus glacialis: Cole, 1954d PDF: 241.
See also: Wheeler, 1903d PDF: 229.
[MacKay et al., 1988: 89 (in key) and Wheeler & Wheeler, 1989a PDF: 323, recombine Formicoxenus provancheri in Leptothorax, apparently unaware of the revision by Francoeur, et al., whose combination is reaffirmed by Bolton, 1995b: 207].


  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: 2 times found in marshy meadow, 6 times found in Meadow, 1 times found in riparian area, mixed sagebrush, woodland, 1 times found in small meadow, next to spring, 1 times found in montane meadow.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 5 times under rock, 1 times under same stone as PSW17958 (Myrmica incompleta), 1 times log stage 3.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1539 - 3177 meters, 2401 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formicoxenus provancheri: casent0904771

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