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Species: Lasius pallitarsis   (Provancher, 1881) 

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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.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 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, 7 times found in pine/fir forest, 11 times found in Spruce-fir forest, 11 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 10 times found in Mixed montane forest, 4 times found in early successional vegetation, 9 times found in Meadow, 4 times found in alpine meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 70 times under stone, 55 times under rock, 9 times under dead wood, 6 times nest under rock, 6 times nest under stone, 7 times foragers, 7 times ex sifted litter, 7 times under log, 8 times log stage 4, 1 times alates stranded on beach, 7 times log stage 3, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 149 times Search, 37 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 hand coll., 1 times hand collected, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 3719 meters, 1473 meters average

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