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Species: Formica francoeuri   Bolton, 1995 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica francoeuri Bolton, 1995b: 195. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Formica pilicornis Emery, 1893k PDF: 664.
[Junior primary homonym of Formica pilicornis Roger, 1859 PDF: 228.].


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Formica francoeuri BoltonHNS 1995

E2 [endemic to California floristic province (Hickman, 1993)]

Replacement name for pilicornis EmeryHNS 1893k.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in chaparral, 1 times found in Redshank chaparral, 1 times found in riparian vegetation, 1 times found in riparian wash, 1 times found in riparian woodland, 1 times found in riparian zone in chaparral, under large rock times found in ex..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times chaparral, foragers on ground, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times under stone, 1 times on ground, 1 times forager on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Bee bowl, coll. via bee bowls, 1 times direct collection, 1 times ex. via beating shrubs, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1600 meters, 910 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Formica pilicornis: casent0915635

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