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Species: Lasius latipes   (Walsh, 1863) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

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

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.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius latipes   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 79, (download) 79 3923
Lasius latipes   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Lasius latipes   Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908: 889, (download) 889 4366

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, 1 times found in juniper desert, 2 times found in desert riparian, 0 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in gambel oak woodland, 1 times found in gambel oak/grassland, 2 times found in sagebrush, 0 times found in Sagebrush & meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 3 times nest under stone, 1 times under dead wood, 1 times in soil, under piece of rusting metal, edge of meadow.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times under rock, 1 times Under boulder, 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 0 times garden, 0 times Leaf mold under oaks, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times On gravel road, 0 times Preparing to swarm, 0 times Under rock, Souh facing slope, 0 times Under stone, ...

Elevations: collected from 152 - 2591 meters, 1702 meters average

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