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Species: Myrmica rupestris   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica smythiesii var. rupestris Forel, 1902c PDF: 227 (w.) INDIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Myrmica debilior (and its junior synonym Myrmica rugososmythiesi), Myrmica everesti : Radchenko & Elmes, 2001A: 245.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Nepal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

India, Tibet

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Village, 1 times found in Conifers forest, 1 times found in pine-cypress forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 1341 - 3658 meters, 2431 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmica everesti: casent0900340; Lectotype of Myrmica rupestris: casent0907659; Lectotype of Myrmica rugosa debilior: casent0907650; paralectotype of Myrmica rugosa debilior: casent0904095; paralectotype of Myrmica smythiesii rupestris: casent0904091

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