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Species: Formica retecta   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Formica retecta Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 245, figs. 405-408 (w.q.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Neotropical Region: Chiapas, Honduras, Olancho

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in pasture, 4 times found in dwarf forest, 2 times found in grassy clearing, cloud forest, 1 times found in dwarf cloud forest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 0 times found in Pine-oak forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest under stone, 3 times at bait, 1 times nesting in soil, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times search, 3 times Baiting, 1 times Beating, 1 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Trampa de barrera.

Elevations: collected from 2230 - 2720 meters, 2470 meters average

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