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Species: Formica exsecta   Nylander, 1846 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica exsecta   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 129-130, (download) 129-130 6175
Formica exsecta   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 909-911, (download) 909-911 4277
Formica exsecta   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 23-24, (download) 23-24 8138

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in Unknown, 1 times found in Pinar (P. sylvaticus), 1 times found in heathland, 1 times found in meadow, 1 times found in open forest, with sandy hills, 1 times found in open stony lake shore, 1 times found in open/montane, 1 times found in small wetland in open, 1 times found in subalpine zone with pine shrubs, 1 times found in grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times small mound, 1 times nido con ramitas, 1 times under log in the shade, 1 times small nest mound in bog, 1 times nest mound, 1 times large nest mound, gravel times large flat nest mound, 1 times flat nest mound made of grass.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Manual catch, 8 times search, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 1000 - 2250 meters, 1819 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica exsecta exsectopressilabris: casent0911090; paralectotype of Formica exsecta exsectopressilabris: casent0911091; paratype of Formica nemoralis: casent0911158; syntype of exsecta sudetica: casent0917233; syntype of Formica dalcqi: antweb1008393, casent0913659, casent0915377; syntype of Formica exsecta: casent0915632; syntype of Formica dalcqi: casent0912243; syntype of Formica etrusca: casent0905703; syntype of Formica exsecta exsectopressilabris: casent0907600; syntype of Formica exsecta rubens: casent0911089; type of Formica exsecta: casent0903274

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