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Species: Lasius pallitarsis   (Provancher, 1881) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

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.


Nearctic Region: Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Canada, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Manitoba, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North America, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oregon, Quebec, South Dakota, United States, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Neotropical Region: Americas, Central America, Mexico

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Aspen forest, 13 times found in conifer forest, 0 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 0 times found in Spruce-fir forest, 7 times found in pine/fir forest, 4 times found in early successional vegetation, 0 times found in Mixed montane forest, 2 times found in grass-covered dunes near beach, 3 times found in pine/oak forest, 4 times found in alpine meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 54 times under stone, 5 times nest under rock, 5 times under dead wood, 5 times nest under stone, 5 times foragers, 1 times alates stranded on beach, 4 times strays, 3 times sagebrush canyon and stream, 2 times ground, 4 times ex sifted litter, 3 times nuptial flight, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 125 times Search, 33 times hand collecting, 4 times Under rock, 10 times Winkler, 0 times Log stage 4, 1 times under log, 0 times log stage 3, 0 times under wood, 2 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 3 times Davis sifter, 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 3719 meters, 1423 meters average

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