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Species: Formica lugubris

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Formica lugubris Zetterstedt, 1838: 449 (m.) NORWAY. Palaearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Formica congerens: Yarrow, 1955a PDF: 5; Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 91; Radchenko, 2007 PDF}: 36; of Formica nylanderi, Formica santschii: Yarrow, 1955a PDF: 5; of Formica montana Sadil: Samsinák, 1964 PDF: 157; of Formica unicolor: Dlussky, 1967a PDF: 91; Dlussky & Pisarski, 1971 PDF: 180.
Material of the unavailable name Formica tir referred here by Yarrow, 1955a PDF: 5.

Distribution:

Mostly Alpine SLO, also Prealpine & mountains of Dinaric SLO

Biology:

Mountain forest edges and alpine grasslands

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sphagnum log

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times bait trap, 1 times bait traps

Elevations: collected from 1200 - 2000 meters, 1529 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica rufa alpina: casent0912249; Type of Formica lugubris: casent0903279; Type of Formica congerens: casent0903278

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