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Species: Lasius (Chthonolasius) vestitus   Wheeler, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius umbratus subsp. vestitus Wheeler, 1910h PDF: 242 (q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wilson, 1955a PDF: 174 (w.).
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 425.
Senior synonym of Lasius pilosus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 173.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: 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 mixed coniferous forest, 1 times found in conifer/oak forest, 1 times found in forest canopy, 1 times found in meadow, 1 times found in shrub steppe/conifer forest edge, 1 times found in diverse habitats.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in large soft rotten stump, 1 times ex rotten stump, 1 times under dead wood at forest edge, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times epiphytes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times Winkler, 1 times mixed, 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1500 meters, 695 meters average

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