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Species: Myrmica lonae   Finzi, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica scabrinodis subsp. lonae Finzi, 1926 PDF: 103, fig. 11 (w.q.m.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Seifert, 1994a PDF: 12; Seifert, 1996B: 146 (in key); Radchenko et al., 1997: 490; Seifert, 2000C PDF: 198; Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 194.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 31 times found in heathlands, 6 times found in bogs & fenns, 4 times found in dry grassland, 4 times found in Unknown, 3 times found in Forest, 1 times found in open lake shore, 1 times found in open rocky slope, 1 times found in pines in grassland, 1 times found in shrubs, 1 times found in dunes & inland dunes, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stones, 1 times under stone, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in grass roots, 1 times in small pond, 1 times in litter, 1 times in ground/litter, 1 times walking btw. stones, on gravel & sand.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 45 times Pitfall trap, 8 times search, 2 times Manual catch, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Window trap.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 2500 meters, 918 meters average

Type specimens: paralectotype of Myrmica lonae: casent0905771; syntype of Myrmica scabrinodis lonae: casent0916886

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