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Species: Myrmica discontinua   Weber, 1939 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica brevinodis subsp. discontinua Weber, 1939b PDF: 150 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Talbot, 1976b PDF: 245; Francoeur, 1977b PDF: 206.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Pinus contorta forest, 5 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, 4 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 4 times found in Tamarack bog, 3 times found in Wet Meadow, 3 times found in Bottomland meadow, 2 times found in mixed montane forest, 2 times found in montane meadow, 2 times found in Canyon bottom forest, 1 times found in riparian vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under rock, 3 times bog mat, 3 times under stone, 2 times under log, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times gravelly roadside, 1 times ex rotten stump, 1 times ex rotten log (stump), 1 times ex leaf litter (mostly grass) and adjacent soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times pitfall trap, 1 times direct collection, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 1 times Davis sifter.

Elevations: collected from 223 - 3292 meters, 2157 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmica brevinodis discontinua: casent0900344

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