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Species: Myrmica lobifrons   Pergande, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica sabuleti var. lobifrons Pergande, 1900 PDF: 521 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Myrmica fracticornis: Smith, 1951c PDF: 790; Cole, 1953d: 242.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Myrmica lobicornis: Gregg, 1961 PDF: 212.
Raised to species: Yensen et al., 1977 PDF: 182.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Genus Myrmica JurineHNS

The Nearctic species of this genus are currently being revised by André Francoeur (pers. comm.). In accordance with his findings Myrmica glacialis EmeryHNS is here treated as a valid species ( stat. reval. , stat. nov. ). It was previously considered a synonym of M. lobifrons PergandeHNS.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in aspen forest, 12 times found in Spruce-fir forest, 12 times found in Lodgepole pine forest, 11 times found in mixed montane forest, 10 times found in Meadow, 3 times found in sparse conifer woods, 5 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 5 times found in montane meadow, 4 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 2 times found in shrub steppe, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 48 times under rock, 4 times under stone, 2 times nest under stone, 1 times in dead wood, 3 times under wood, 3 times under log, 3 times log stage 4, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times in litter/soil under shrubs, 2 times ex sifted litter, dead wood, 2 times under boulder, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times search, 2 times Davis sifter, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 823 - 3810 meters, 2518 meters average

Type specimens: type: casent0105638



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