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Species: Lasius sitiens   Wilson, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Lasius (Lasius) sitiens Wilson, 1955a PDF: 108 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in gambel oak/grassland, 3 times found in grassy slope, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 2 times found in low scrub, 3 times found in pinyon pine forest, 2 times found in grass/oak scrub, 2 times found in oak/pine woodland, 3 times found in oak-pine woodland, 3 times found in pine, Cercocarpus, 3 times found in sagebrush desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 34 times under stone, 3 times nest under stone, 2 times nocturnal foragers, 2 times forager, 1 times nest under rock on exposed hill, 2 times nest bnth stone, 1 times nest beneath rock, 1 times under rock beneath oak, 1 times on trail, 1 times nocturnal ground forager, 1 times night collecting, workers in leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 40 times search, 4 times direct collection, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times observation.

Elevations: collected from 1290 - 2630 meters, 1973 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000062730, fmnhins0000062731, fmnhins0000062732, fmnhins0000062733, fmnhins0000099051; paratype of Lasius sitiens: casent0903205

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