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Species: Manica hunteri   (Wheeler, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica (Oreomyrma) hunteri Wheeler, 1914e PDF: 121, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmica (Neomyrma): Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 507; in Manica (Manica): Emery, 1921c: 43; in Manica: Weber, 1947b PDF: 440; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 109.
Senior synonym of Manica aldrichi: Cole, 1956g PDF: 262.


  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: 4 times found in conifer forest, 5 times found in Mixed lowland forest, 1 times found in fir/pine woodland, 1 times found in aspen/conifer/sage ecotone, 1 times found in Bare slope surrounded by conifer forest, 2 times found in pine forest, 2 times found in sparse ponderosa pine forest, 3 times found in Mixed montane forest, 2 times found in rocky ridge crest in conifer forest, 1 times found in lava field at edge of conifer forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 7 times under rock, 2 times nest in soil, 1 times under rocks, 1 times nest under rock, 2 times Manica under stone, 2 times foragers, 2 times under boulder, 2 times nest under stone, 1 times forager, 1 times crater nests in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 31 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 2940 meters, 1544 meters average

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