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Species: Myrmica latifrons   Stärcke, 1927 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica schencki subsp. latifrons Stärcke, 1927 PDF: 84 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Bolton, 1995b: 280.
[All give Myrmica latifrons as the junior synonym, but it has priority over Myrmica emeryana and is the first available name for this taxon: Bolton, 1995b: 280.].


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Coniferous forest, 5 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 0 times found in small dome nest between culms of Equisetum hyemale in wet-mesic prairie, 4 times found in Coniferious Forest, 2 times found in road edge in deciduous forest, 3 times found in laurel thicket, mixed conifer/broadleaf forest, 2 times found in Mixed Canadian forest, 2 times found in in field, colonies in soil, 1 times found in Large, mowed grassy field, 2 times found in litter from base of oak on E. Foothills Parkway, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times under rock, 2 times foragers on ground, 3 times in stump with Camponotus noveboracensis, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times Cryptic nest in grass clump. <100 ants., 2 times under wood, 2 times log stage 4, 1 times dead birch twig, grassy area along RR grade, under log. myrmica leptothorax tapinoma formica times 1, 1 times under stone, 1 times under stick, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 6 times pitfall trap, 2 times direct collection, 1 times sweeping, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 65 - 2957 meters, 1654 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica scabrinodis schencki emeryana: casent0907656; paratype of Myrmica scabrinodis schencki emeryana: casent0907623

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