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Species: Formica exsecta   Nylander, 1846 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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 grassy meadow, 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, ...

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

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

Elevations: collected from 20 - 2250 meters, 1562 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-07-01 and 2015-08-19

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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