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Species: Formica laeviceps   Creighton, 1940 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica rufa subsp. laeviceps Creighton, 1940a PDF: 9, fig. 1 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 491.


  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: 1 times found in riparian vegetation, 1 times found in pinyon juniper wdlnd, 1 times found in Short grass prairie.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest under dead wood, 1 times thatch mound, 1 times under boulder, 1 times thatch nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 951 - 1980 meters, 1475 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0103372, casent0103373, casent0105750; Paratype: fmnhins0000062708, fmnhins0000062709, fmnhins0000062710

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