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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.
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 Lowland fir-aspen forest, 4 times found in Pine forest, ...
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 ex sifted litter, dead wood, 2 times under boulder, 1 times nest under dead wood, 1 times nest under dead bark on ground, ...
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