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Species: Lasius neoniger   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius niger var. neoniger Emery, 1893k PDF: 639 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

(in text).
Status as species: Gregg, 1945 PDF: 530; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 97; Smith, 1979: 1436.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Lasius neoniger EmeryHNS 1893k

I? [introduced species?] Possibly introduced into California (Wilson 1955a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in peripheral to cultivated cotton, 0 times found in in cultivated cotton, 0 times found in open area birch forest, sandy rocky soil, 16 times found in nest on roadside, 14 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 0 times found in old fields, 9 times found in mixed montane forest, 9 times found in by field in open hardwood forest, nest in soil, 8 times found in Meadow, 8 times found in Mixed canyon forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 46 times under rock, 8 times under stone, 6 times log stage 3, 4 times strays, 5 times roadside, 5 times under log, 4 times under wood, 4 times roadside park, 4 times pine-soil, 4 times under dung, 2 times tumulus in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall trap, 26 times search, 5 times hand collecting, 9 times direct collection, 0 times sweeping, 2 times at bait|pine, 1 times bait trap, 1 times bait trap|pine, 1 times blacklight, 1 times dung trap, 1 times flying, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3780 meters, 1483 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lasius neoniger: casent0905676



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