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Species: Lasius pallitarsis   (Provancher, 1881) 

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

Formica pallitarsis Provancher, 1881b PDF: 355 (w.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Provancher, 1883 PDF: 598.].
Hung, 1969 PDF: 456 (k.).
Combination in Lasius: André, 1887 PDF: 288.
Junior synonym of Lasius alienus: André, 1887 PDF: 288; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 77.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Lasius sitkaensis: Francoeur & Béique, 1966a PDF: 144.
See also: Smith, 1979: 1437.

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)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in conifer forest, 18 times found in Aspen forest, 30 times found in nest under stone, urban park, pines,light brown sandy clay, very active, 15, 11 times found in Spruce-fir forest, 11 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 7 times found in pine/fir forest, 10 times found in Mixed montane forest, 4 times found in early successional vegetation, 9 times found in Meadow, 3 times found in pine/oak forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 64 times under stone, 55 times under rock, 8 times under dead wood, 5 times nest under rock, 6 times nest under stone, 7 times foragers, 7 times under log, 8 times log stage 4, 7 times ex sifted litter, 1 times alates stranded on beach, 7 times log stage 3, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 140 times Search, 36 times hand collecting, 10 times direct collection, 10 times Winkler, 7 times Davis sifter, 2 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 1 times mixed, 2 times observation, 1 times flying, 1 times Winkler sample, one and a half mesh sacks filled, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 3719 meters, 1446 meters average

Type specimens:



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