|Combination in Proformica: Emery, 1912f PDF: 100; in Formica (Proformica): Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 539; in Formica: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 114.|
|Subspecies of Formica fusca: Wheeler, 1908k PDF: 409; of Formica neogagates: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 539.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Field of lakeside rushes, 4 times found in coastal scrub, 3 times found in conifer forest, 1 times found in conifer forest edge, 1 times found in lawn/conifer edge, 4 times found in subalpine meadow surrounded by conifers, 2 times found in edge shrub steppe/riparian zone, 2 times found in grass-covered dunes near beach, 2 times found in moss/lichen balds, low conifer forest, 1 times found in bristlecone pine forest, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 61 times search, 7 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 2 times in pitfall trap, 1 times baiting, 1 times Bee bowl, coll. via bee bowls, 1 times mixed, 1 times Winkler
Elevations: collected from 5 - 3420 meters, 908 meters average