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Species: Myrmica lobicornis   Nylander, 1846 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica lobicornis Nylander, 1846a PDF: 932, pl. 18, figs, 32, 33 (w.q.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Nylander, 1849 PDF: 31 (m.); Hauschteck, 1965 PDF: 325 (k.).
[Misspelled as labicronis by Ceballos, 1956: 296.].
Senior synonym of Myrmica alpestris, Myrmica angustifrons: Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica arduennae: Donisthorpe, 1915f: 134; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 122; Boven, 1977 PDF: 119; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica burtshakabramovitshi: Arnol'di, 1970b PDF: 1842; of Myrmica denticornis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 63; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica foreli: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 122; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica lobicornis kieviensis Arnol'di, 1970b PDF: 1842; of Myrmica lissahorensis: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 122; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica starki: Arnol'di, 1970b PDF: 1842; Seifert, 1988b: 38; of Myrmica brunescens: Radchenko, 1994i PDF: 87.
Material of the nomen nudum Myrmica nodicornis referred here by Donisthorpe, 1915f: 134.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Armenia
    Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica lobicornis   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 69-70, (download) 69-70 8138
Myrmica lobicornis   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 932-933, (download) 932-933 4277
Myrmica lobicornis   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 51-52, (download) 51-52 6175
Myrmica lobicornis   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 116, (download) 116 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in Unknown, 6 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 5 times found in aspen forest, 4 times found in shrubs, 2 times found in Subalpine meadow, 2 times found in pine forest, 2 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 1 times found in Mixed montane forest, 1 times found in Wet grassland, 1 times found in montane coniferous forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under rock, 2 times log stage 2, 1 times under wood, 1 times nest under rotten log in the shade, 1 times nest in moss btw. grass, 1 times nest in grass tussock, 1 times log stage 4, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Pitfall trap, 4 times Manual catch, 4 times search, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 3353 meters, 2491 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica lobicornis foreli: antweb1008448; Lectotype of Myrmica lobicornis foreli: casent0913070; paralectotype of Myrmica lobicornis alpestris: casent0916908, casent0916909, casent0916910; paralectotype of Myrmica lobicornis arduennae: casent0904065; paratype of Myrmica lobicornis alpestris: casent0900288; syntype of Mymica schenki starki: casent0916902; syntype of Myrmica lobicornis kieviensis: casent0916911; syntype of Myrmica schencki brunescens: casent0916899; syntype of Myrmica lobicornis arduennae: casent0913068; syntype of Myrmica lobicornis foreli: casent0907640; syntype of Myrmica schencki brunescens: casent0913071; syntype of Myrmica schencki burtshakabramovitshi: casent0913069

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