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Species: Lasius humilis   Wheeler, 1917 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius (Formicina) humilis Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 528 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 185.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in desert riparian, 1 times found in gambel oak, grass, 1 times found in gambel oak/grassland, 1 times found in open rocky ravine, 3 times found in Pine-oak forest, 3 times found in sagebrush, 1 times found in grassy slope, 1 times found in juniper desert, 1 times found in Juniper woodland, 1 times found in sagebrush-riparian vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under stone, 1 times on trail, 2 times under boulder, 1 times nest beneath stone, 1 times ground nest, in abandoned Pogonomyrmex occidentalis mound nest, 30-10 times at uv-light, 9, 00-10 times at uv light, 9.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 5 times search, 00-10 times at uv light, 9, 1 times collected at uv-light.

Elevations: collected from 1400 - 2438 meters, 1759 meters average

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