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Species: Manica invidia   Bolton, 1995 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Manica invidia Bolton, 1995b: 249. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Myrmica mutica Emery, 1895d PDF: 311.
[Junior primary homonym of Myrmica mutica Nylander, 1849 PDF: 39 (now in Messor).].
For previous history of name see under Manica mutica, below.


  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: 2 times found in pine/fir forest, 2 times found in sagebrush scrub, 2 times found in salt marsh, 2 times found in sagebrush desert, 1 times found in greasewood/saltbrush desert, 2 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in sparsely vegetated sandbar at river edge, 1 times found in dry lake bed with grasses, 1 times found in salt desert shrub, 1 times found in willow/sagebrush/pinyon-juniper, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times foragers on ground, 2 times nest in sand, 2 times stray workers, 2 times ex rock hummock, 1 times under stones, 2 times nest in soil, 4 times ground nest, 1 times abundant nests in soil, 1 times nest in sandy shoreline, 1 times pitfall trap, 2 times nest under rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times hand collecting, 6 times search, 2 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 1 times vienna sausage bait, 1 hr..

Elevations: collected from 50 - 2530 meters, 1539 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmica mutica: casent0904061

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