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Extant: 1 valid subspecies
|Myrmica rubra||Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 52-53, (download)||52-53||6175|
|Myrmica rubra||Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 4, (download)||4||8200|
|Myrmica rubra||Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 10-11, (download)||10-11||8200|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1162 times found in Unknown, 371 times found in Forest, 287 times found in Anthropogenic, 286 times found in heathlands, 210 times found in Wet grassland, 182 times found in dry grassland, 119 times found in shrubs, 62 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 35 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 22 times found in bogs & fenns, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 29 times ground nest, 11 times under rock, 7 times under stone, 4 times on the ground, 3 times birch log, 3 times under moss on boulder, 2 times log stage 3, 2 times in moss, 2 times stump, log stage 3, 1 times on bench & ground, 1 times Nest under stone, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1021 times Pitfall trap, 857 times Manual catch, 63 times Color trap, 53 times search, 55 times Malaise trap, 15 times White color trap, 12 times sifting of soil samples, 12 times White pitfall, 6 times Pyramid trap, 6 times beating, 5 times insect net, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 1250 meters, 508 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmica microrubra: antweb1041282; syntype of Myrmica rubra champlaini europaea: casent0907645; syntype of Myrmica rubra champlaini: casent0904063, casent0907644; type of Myrmica microrubra: focol0722