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Species: Formica neogagates   Viereck, 1903 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica fusca var. neogagates Viereck, 1903 PDF: 74 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Formica fusca subpolita neogagates Emery, 1893k PDF: 661; unavailable name.].
Combination in Formica (Proformica): Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 536.
Subspecies of Formica subpolita: Wheeler, 1908i PDF: 625.
Raised to species: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 536.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in short grass prairie, 11 times found in sagebrush, 9 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in grassy slope, 4 times found in shrub steppe, 5 times found in Meadow, 2 times found in wet meadow, 2 times found in sagebrush/pinyon-juniper, 2 times found in cold desert, 1 times found in open rocky prairie, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times under rock, 10 times nest in soil, 10 times under stone, 4 times nest under rock, 4 times strays, 3 times nest under stone, 5 times ground foragers, 2 times sagebrush canyon and stream, 3 times under dung, 2 times grass hummock, 1 times ex sifted litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 31 times Search, 7 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 1 times Davis, 2 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 3020 meters, 1682 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica fusca subpolita neogagates: casent0905713

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