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Species: Myrmica incompleta   Provancher, 1881 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica incompleta Provancher, 1881b PDF: 359 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. Primary type information: Cap-Rouge [46°46′N 71°21′W], Quebec (Provancher); CASENT0905772; MCSN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Provancher, 1883 PDF: 602.].


  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: 30 times found in aspen forest, 26 times found in Meadow, 9 times found in Mixed montane forest, 9 times found in Coniferous forest, 8 times found in montane meadow, 4 times found in marshy meadow, 6 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 3 times found in ponderosa pine woodland, 3 times found in riparian area, mixed sagebrush, woodland, 2 times found in open herbaceous lake margin, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 56 times under rock, 27 times under stone, 11 times log stage 3, 10 times log stage 4, 10 times under wood, 9 times under log, 3 times nest under dead wood, 6 times log stage 5, 3 times foragers, 3 times nest under stone, 1 times in rotten wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times search, 8 times hand collecting, 1 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 1 times in pitfall trap, 1 times bait, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times squid pitfall trap, 0 times sweeping, 1 times hand picked, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3415 meters, 1992 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmica incompleta: casent0905772; syntype of Myrmica rubra brevinodis frigida: casent0907634; syntype of Myrmica brevinodis whymperi: casent0907635; syntype of Myrmica rubra brevinodis: casent0904079; syntype of Myrmica rubra brevinodis frigida: casent0904082; syntype of Myrmica rubra brevinodis sulcinodoides: casent0904081; syntype of Myrmica rubra brevinodis whymperi: casent0904080

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