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Species: Manica rubida   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica rubida Latreille, 1802a: 267, pl. 10, fig. 65 (q.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 400 (w.m.); Hauschteck, 1965 PDF: 325 (k.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972b PDF: 236 (l.).
Combination in Manica: Jurine, 1807 PDF: 279; in Myrmica (Oreomyrma): Wheeler, 1914e PDF: 118; in Myrmica (Neomyrma): Emery, 1915k PDF: 69 (footnote); in Neomyrma: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 97; in Myrmica (Manica): Emery, 1921c: 43; in Manica: Weber, 1947b PDF: 440.
Senior synonym of Manica montana: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 400; of Manica leonina: Roger, 1859 PDF: 252.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Mixed montane forest, 2 times found in alpine meadow, 2 times found in Unknown, 1 times found in montane, riverside, 1 times found in N-slope, alpine meadow, 1 times found in open forest, 1 times found in open, rocky S-slope, 1 times found in pine-fir-spruce forest, 1 times found in S-slope, alpine meadow, 1 times found in Spruce-fir-pine-sequoia forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 1 times under rock, 3 times on the ground, 1 times under bark, log stage 2, 1 times soil mound, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foraging along road.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times Hand, 1 times Manual catch.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 2250 meters, 1528 meters average

Type specimens:

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