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Species: Formica (neogagates-group) lasioides   Emery, 1893 

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Formica lasioides_cf, Formica lasioides vetula

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica lasioides Emery, 1893k PDF: 664 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Proformica: Emery, 1912f PDF: 100; in Formica (Proformica): Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 539; in Formica: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 114.
Revived status as species and senior synonym of Formica vetula: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 457.


Nearctic Region: Alberta, Arizona, Baja California, British Columbia, California, Canada, Colorado, Illinois, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in pine/fir woodland, 5 times found in coastal scrub, 0 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 0 times found in Meadow, 4 times found in subalpine meadow, 0 times found in Mixed-canyon forest, 2 times found in pine/fir forest, 2 times found in pine/oak woodland, 0 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 1 times found in oak woodland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 77 times search, 30 times hand collecting, 1 times under rock, 7 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 2 times in pitfall trap, 2 times Davis sifter, 1 times hand coll., 0 times Under log, 0 times Sandy roadside, 0 times under dung, 0 times Brush on clifftop, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3420 meters, 1515 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica lasioides: casent0905714; Type - uncertain status: fmnhins0000062719

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