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Species: Lasius (Lasius) crypticus   Wilson, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius (Lasius) crypticus Wilson, 1955a PDF: 104 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in shrub steppe, 00 times found in nest under stone, dense riparian forest, sandy loam soil, 14, 3 times found in grassy slope, 4 times found in sagebrush, 7 times found in nest under small stone, pine/aspn forest, rocky sand, NWF slope, sluggish, 2 times found in juniper desert, 1 times found in conifer forest, 1 times found in desert riparian, 1 times found in open rocky slope, 1 times found in grass/sagebrush, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times under stone, 3 times nest in soil, 3 times nest bnth stone, 1 times strays, 1 times in dead base sagebrush, 1 times Grassy prairie. Strays on ground., 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under cow dung, 1 times small craters in sand at edge of rock, 2 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in ground; nocturnal, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 46 times Search, 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 2786 meters, 1398 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Lasius crypticus: casent0903204; Paratypes: casent0923057

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