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Species: Formica pratensis   Retzius, 1783 

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See Also:

Formica pratensis nuda, Formica pratensis staerckei

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica pratensis   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 18, (download) 18 3994
Formica pratensis   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 152-153, (download) 152-153 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Wet grassland, 0 times found in xerothermous open grassland, sand, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Forrajeando, 2 times nido, 1 times Sobre Salix sp., 1 times Sobre Rosa canina, 1 times Sobre Quercus pirenaica, 1 times Sobre Cyrsium vulgare, 1 times Sobre ?, 0 times small nest mound, 0 times on road, 1 times nido palos, 1 times nbp, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 16 times Hand, 0 times search, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times thatched nest, 0 times insect net, 0 times tending aphids on yarrow, 0 times beating, 0 times Color trap.

Elevations: collected from 17 - 2200 meters, 793 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica pratensis cordieri: casent0915374; type of Formica cordieri: antweb1008390

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