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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


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North America, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., Wisconsin
Neotropical Region: Americas, Central America, Jalisco, Mexico, Panama, Sinaloa, Veracruz

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, 4 times found in backyard, 1 times found in wet moss, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, 1 times found in Oak forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times sifted litter, 6 times under stone, 3 times strays, 6 times pitfall trap, 1 times under rocky outcropping, 1 times foragers, 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times on sidewalk, 2 times found foraging, 1 times stray, 2 times nest 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, 7 times pitfall trap, 1 times under rock, 0 times direct collection, 0 times on silphium perfoliatum tending membracids, 2 times hand coll., 0 times On tree trunk, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2286 meters, 621 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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