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Species: Lasius (Acanthomyops) latipes   (Walsh, 1863) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica latipes Walsh, 1863 PDF: 311 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1866b PDF: 889; in Lasius (Acanthomyops): Emery, 1893k PDF: 642; in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431; in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in shortgrass prairie, 1 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in juniper woodland, 0 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in gambel oak woodland, 1 times found in gambel oak/grassland, 0 times found in Sagebrush & meadow, 1 times found in juniper desert, 2 times found in desert riparian, 0 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times under rock, 1 times Under boulder, 8 times search, 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 0 times garden, 0 times Under rock, Souh facing slope, 0 times Under stone, 1 times In garden, swarming, 0 times Leaf mold under oaks, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times On gravel road, ...

Elevations: collected from 152 - 2591 meters, 1698 meters average

Type specimens:

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