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Species: Formica coloradensis   Creighton, 1940 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica rufa subsp. coloradensis Creighton, 1940a PDF: 1, fig. 1 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Formica truncicola integroides coloradensis Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 440; unavailable name.].
Raised to species: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 81; MacKay et al., 1988: 111 (in key).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in aspen forest, 7 times found in Aspen-lodgepole pine forest, 6 times found in Lodgepole pine forest, 6 times found in Mixed montane forest, 1 times found in Log stage 4, Mixed montane forest, 2 times found in Sagebrush, 2 times found in old burn, 2 times found in Ponderosa pine foest, 1 times found in Foothills forest, 1 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times stump, 4 times thatched nest, log stage 4, 3 times thatched nest, 2 times thatch nest in stump, 2 times log stage 4, thatched, 2 times under rock, 1 times thatched log, 1 times stump,log stage 3, 1 times stump, log stage 4, 1 times pine needle thatch, 1 times on sunflowers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1981 - 3536 meters, 2730 meters average

Type specimens:

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