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Species: Prenolepis imparis   (Say, 1836) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica imparis Say, 1836 PDF: 287 (q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 431.
See also: Wheeler, 1930c PDF: 16.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC; NEOTROPICAL: USA (AZ, MA), Mexico

Biology:

Mesic forest, oak woodland, prairie edge, parks, campuses

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 140 times found in deciduous forest, 21 times found in oak woodland, 25 times found in mixed forest, 13 times found in chaparral, 17 times found in upland hardwood forest, 11 times found in mixed hardwood/pine coastal woodland, 6 times found in urban, 2 times found in desert canyon, 7 times found in crawling on sandbar beside creek, 1 times found in on ground, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 42 times litter, 10 times under stone, 9 times under rock, 10 times sifted litter, 9 times leaf litter, 3 times strays, 6 times pitfall trap, 1 times foragers, 1 times under rocky outcropping, 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times on sidewalk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 178 times pitfall trap, 126 times Lindgren funnel, 49 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 67 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan, 49 times Berlese funnel, 26 times hand collecting, 18 times search, 17 times beating trees and shrubs, 16 times malaise trap, 4 times sweeping, 10 times Winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2286 meters, 629 meters average

Type specimens: not part of a type series: focol2720; syntype of Prenolepis imparis minuta: casent0905673; syntype of Prenolepis imparis testacea: casent0905672



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