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Species: Formica wheeleri   Creighton, 1935 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Formica wheeleri Creighton, 1935 PDF: 1, fig. 1 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Raptiformica): Creighton, 1950a PDF: 472.


Region: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, United States, Utah, Wyoming

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Open sagebrush (~20% cover) Fine, sandy soil., 1 times found in Pasture, 2 times found in pine-fir woodland, 1 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in in open Ponderosa Pine Forest, 0 times found in shortgrass prairie, 0 times found in Aspen-spruce forest, 0 times found in ponderosa pine-oak forest, 1 times found in Douglas Fir, Silver-leaf Oak, Gray Oak. Juniper for. 20-35' tall., 0 times found in Ponderosa pine-oak woodland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times under rock, 0 times Mound #41, 0 times Raiding colony of Formica neogagates, 1 times search

Elevations: collected from 1676 - 2716 meters, 2310 meters average

Type specimens: cotype: casent0173019; Paratype: fmnhins0000062717, fmnhins0000062718; syntype of Formica wheeleri: casent0903282

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