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Species: Myrmica rubra   (Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Myrmica rubra neolaevinodis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

1 subspecies

Formica rubra Linnaeus, 1758 PDF: 580 (w.) EUROPE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


 Species is native to: Palearctic bioregion (based on species list records).

Indomalaya Region: Asia
Nearctic Region: British Columbia, Canada, Massachusetts, North America, Nova Scotia, Quebec, United States, Washington
Neotropical Region: Americas, Ecuador, South America
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Basel-Landschaft, Belarus, Belgium, Blagoevgrad, Brussels Capital, Bulgaria, Central Asia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Flanders, Eastern Asia, Eastern Europe, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, Flemish Brabant, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hainaut, Hokkaido, Hovedstaden, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Limburg, Lithuania, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namur, Netherlands, Nordjylland, Northern Europe, Norway, Poland, Rogaland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Sjælland, Skåne, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sofia, Southern Europe, Southwest Finland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Walloon Brabant, West Flanders, Western Asia, Western Europe, Zurich, Ústecký

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica rubra   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 52-53, (download) 52-53 6175
Myrmica rubra   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 4, (download) 4 8200
Myrmica rubra   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 10-11, (download) 10-11 8200

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in Wet grassland, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 0 times found in bogs & fenns, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 0 times under stone, 0 times under small stone, 0 times on bench & ground, 1 times Nest under stone, 0 times in moss, 0 times ground nest with small mound, 0 times ground nest btw. grass, 0 times ground foraging, 0 times grassy patch next to road.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Color trap, 0 times Malaise trap, 2 times search, 0 times White color trap, 0 times sifting of soil samples, 0 times White pitfall, 0 times Under rock, 0 times beating, 0 times Pyramid trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 1069 meters, 317 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmica rubra champlaini europaea: casent0907645; syntype of Myrmica rubra champlaini: casent0904063, casent0907644; type of Myrmica microrubra: focol0722

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