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Species: Prenolepis imparis   (Say, 1836) 

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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


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

Distribution Notes:



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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in oak woodland, 10 times found in chaparral, 6 times found in urban, 2 times found in desert canyon, 6 times found in urban park, 1 times found in wet moss, 4 times found in backyard, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, 1 times found in Oak forest, 1 times found in mixed hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times sifted litter, 6 times under stone, 3 times strays, 1 times under rocky outcropping, 1 times foragers, 6 times pitfall trap, 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times on sidewalk, 2 times found foraging, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times under rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 49 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 26 times hand collecting, 15 times search, 10 times Winkler, 8 times Winkler sifter, 1 times under rock, 7 times pitfall trap, 0 times on silphium perfoliatum tending membracids, 0 times direct collection, 2 times hand coll., 0 times Tending aphids, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2286 meters, 617 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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