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Species: Temnothorax nevadensis   (Wheeler, 1903) 

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See Also:

Temnothorax nevadensis_cf, Temnothorax nevadensis_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax nevadensis Wheeler, 1903d PDF: 252, pl. 12, fig. 20 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in L. (Myrafant): Smith, 1979: 1393; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

BC, WA, OR, CA (from Antweb data)


Temnothorax lindae (MacKay 2000) and T. maryanae (MacKay 2000) are junior synonyms of T. nevadensis Wheeler (Ward, 2005).

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Temnothorax nevadensis   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 16-17, (download) 16-17 21008
Temnothorax nevadensis   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in pine/fir woodland, 4 times found in sagebrush scrub, 10 times found in sagebrush, 5 times found in pine/oak woodland, 6 times found in shrub steppe, 7 times found in chaparral, 4 times found in alpine scrub, 3 times found in mixed conifer/broadleaf riparian zone, 3 times found in subalpine meadow, 4 times found in oak woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times under stone, 8 times nest under rock, 8 times ground foragers, 2 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in soil of dry mud flat, 3 times soil and mound, 3 times foragers on ground, 4 times foragers, 1 times under stone, in soil, 1 times nest in soil, 2 times strays, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 37 times hand collecting, 38 times search, 5 times pitfall trap, 3 times baiting, 2 times hand coll., 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times direct collection, 1 times at bait (fig jam), 1 times pitfalls, 1 times attracted to shortbread cookie bait, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 8 times transect of 10 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (five 28 mm internal diameter, five 15 mm internal diameter), set out 7, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 3110 meters, 1400 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0103165, casent0103166, casent0103385, casent0103389, casent0103390, casent8368901, casent8368902, casent8368903, casent8368904, casent8368905, casent8368906, casent8368907; Paratype: fmnhins0000083127

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