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Species: Formica hewitti   Wheeler, 1917 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica hewitti Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 552 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 208.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in alpine vegetation, 3 times found in alpine meadow edge, 1 times found in rocky slope with sparse alpine scrub, 2 times found in aspen grove, 1 times found in grassland, 2 times found in mountain meadow, 1 times found in aspen woodland, 1 times found in open conifer woodland, 1 times found in aspen/fir forest, 2 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under stone, 3 times under dead wood, 5 times under rock, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest in soil, 3 times log stage 3, 1 times on snow-field just below summit, 2 times nest raided by Polyergus, 1 times mixed nest under dead wood, 1 times mixed nest in dead wood, 1 times in and under dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 1574 - 3530 meters, 2593 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-08-23 and 2019-08-15

Type specimens:

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