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Species: Formica (Formica) (rufa-group) pratensis

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

2 subspecies

Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783: 75 (w.) NO LOCALITY GIVEN. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

See Also:

Formica pratensis ciliata, Formica pratensis nuda, Formica pratensis staerckei, Formica pratensis thyssei, Formica pratensis unicolor

Distribution:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Grasslands, forest edges

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: zwartrugbosmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel, A., 1904:
Crimee fl. Alma, l [[ male ]], 26. V. 1899. Bazenov!); ile de Sachaline (1 [[ queen ]], Suprunenko!).

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, 1 times found in Hillside meadow, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Malaise trap, 1 times thatched nest, 0 times insect net, 1 times tending aphids on yarrow, 0 times beating, 0 times Color trap

Elevations: collected from 910 - 1700 meters, 1236 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica pratensis cordieri: casent0915374

(-1 examples)



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