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Species: Lasius arizonicus   Wheeler, 1917 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Lasius (Acanthomyops) interjectus subsp. arizonicus Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 532 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wing, 1968a PDF: 90 (q.m.).
Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431; in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
Raised to species: Buren, 1950 PDF: 184.
See also: Wing, 1968a PDF: 90.


Nearctic Region: New Mexico, Texas
Neotropical Region: Central America, Mexico

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Desert canyon forest, 3 times found in pine-oak woodland, 3 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 3 times found in oak pine woodland, 2 times found in edge pine-fir woodland/recent burn area, 2 times found in oak foothills, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper forest, 1 times found in oak/conifer woodland, 1 times found in oak/juniper woodland, 1 times found in oak/pine woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground forager, 1 times in ashy soil, 2 times under stone, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times nest under stone, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter sample, 1 times dead queen under dead wood, 1 times Acanthomyops under stone, 1 times workers in dead wood, 1 times workers and one male under stone, 1 times understone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Search, 0 times under rock, 2 times hand collected, 2 times under stone, 1 times winkler, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, 1 times Ex rotten log, 0 times Under boulder.

Elevations: collected from 1550 - 2440 meters, 1824 meters average

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