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Species: Lasius (Lasius) pallitarsis   (Provancher, 1881) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica pallitarsis Provancher, 1881b PDF: 355 (w.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Provancher, 1883 PDF: 598.].
Hung, 1969 PDF: 456 (k.).
Combination in Lasius: André, 1887 PDF: 288.
Junior synonym of Lasius alienus: André, 1887 PDF: 288; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 77.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Lasius sitkaensis: Francoeur & Béique, 1966a PDF: 144.
See also: Smith, 1979: 1437.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in conifer forest, 7 times found in pine/fir forest, 4 times found in early successional vegetation, 2 times found in grass-covered dunes near beach, 4 times found in alpine meadow, 3 times found in pine/oak forest, 3 times found in conifer/maple forest, 5 times found in road edge in conifer forest, 4 times found in suburban, 2 times found in open fir woodland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 119 times Search, 25 times hand collecting, 10 times Winkler, 2 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 3 times Davis sifter, 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 1 times mixed, 2 times observation, 1 times under log, 1 times hand coll., 1 times Winkler sample, one and a half mesh sacks filled, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 2990 meters, 939 meters average

Type specimens:

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