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Species: Temnothorax longispinosus

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Leptothorax longispinosus Roger, 1863a PDF: 180 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1895d PDF: 321 (q.); Wheeler, W.M. 1903c: 238 (m.); Crozier, 1970a PDF: 117 (k.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1989a PDF: 323 (l.).
Combination in Temnothorax (Myrafant): Smith, 1950a PDF: 30; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
Senior synonym of Temnothorax iowensis: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 264.
See also: Mackay, 2000 PDF: 358.

Distribution:

NEARCTIC: USA (GA, AL, MA, IA), Canada

Biology:

Forest, woodland, parks, campuses, probably most often arboreal, especially in oaks

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in managed broadleaf forest, 2 times found in mixed broadleaf, hemlock woods, 1 times found in mixed conif. forest, 1 times found in oak pine forest, 1 times found in mesic forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 3 times Winkler, 2 times search

Elevations: collected from 20 - 500 meters, 207 meters average

Type specimens:

(-1 examples)



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