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Species: Prenolepis imparis   (Say, 1836) 

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Prenolepis imparis arizonica, Prenolepis imparis californica, Prenolepis imparis colimana, Prenolepis imparis coloradensis, Prenolepis imparis liburnica, Prenolepis imparis minuta, Prenolepis imparis nitens, Prenolepis imparis pumila, Prenolepis imparis testacea, Prenolepis imparis testamea, Prenolepis imparis veracruzensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

Taxonomic history


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Distribution Notes:



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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in oak woodland, 5 times found in chaparral, 6 times found in urban, 6 times found in urban park, 4 times found in backyard, 1 times found in wet moss, 1 times found in desert canyon, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in Oak forest, 1 times found in mixed hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times sifted litter, 5 times under stone, 1 times under rocky outcropping, 1 times foragers, 6 times pitfall trap, 3 times on sidewalk, 2 times found foraging, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times under rock, 2 times on Arctostaphylos, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 49 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 26 times hand collecting, 14 times search, 8 times Winkler sifter, 7 times pitfall trap, 1 times under rock, 4 times Winkler, 0 times on silphium perfoliatum tending membracids, 2 times hand coll., 0 times On tree trunk, 1 times beaten from low vegetation, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2286 meters, 590 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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