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Species: Lasius coloradensis   Wheeler, 1917 

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

Lasius (Acanthomyops) interjectus subsp. coloradensis Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 532 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 429; in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
Subspecies of Lasius claviger: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 429.
Raised to species: Buren, 1950 PDF: 185.
See also: Wing, 1968a PDF: 78.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Statewide

Biology:

found in prairie regions

Notes:

[e.g., SPC6600]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in desert riparian, 3 times found in pine, Cercocarpus, 2 times found in pine/aspen woodland, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, 1 times found in ponderosa pine woodland, 1 times found in riparian willow in sagebrush desert, 1 times found in sage/aspen ecotone, 1 times found in shrub steppe, 2 times found in Deciuous woodland, 2 times found in Poplar-willow woiodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times under stone, 5 times under rock, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest under large stone, 1 times in base rotten aspen stump, 1 times on snow, 1 times mossy seepage, 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times search, 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 1250 - 2580 meters, 1896 meters average

Type specimens:



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