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Species: Lasius sitiens   Wilson, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius (Lasius) sitiens Wilson, 1955a PDF: 108 (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):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in grassy slope, 5 times found in gambel oak/grassland, 2 times found in oak/pine woodland, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 3 times found in oak-pine woodland, 3 times found in pine, Cercocarpus, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, 1 times found in pinyon juniper woodland, 1 times found in pinyon-oak-juniper woodland, 2 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 27 times under stone, 3 times nest under stone, 2 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest under rock on exposed hill, 2 times nest bnth stone, 1 times nest beneath rock, 1 times under rock beneath oak, 1 times night collecting, workers in leaf litter, 1 times Lasius under stone, 1 times in soil and grass roots, 1 times in exposed soil mound, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 32 times search, 4 times direct collection, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times observation.

Elevations: collected from 1600 - 2540 meters, 1975 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000062730, fmnhins0000062731, fmnhins0000062732, fmnhins0000062733, fmnhins0000099051; paratype of Lasius sitiens: casent0903205

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