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Species: Formica neorufibarbis   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica fusca var. neorufibarbis Emery, 1893k PDF: 660 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 248.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 537.
Senior synonym of Formica algida, Formica gelida: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 215.


  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: 49 times found in Tundra Meadow, 48 times found in Spruce-fir Forest, 16 times found in conifer forest, 5 times found in pine/fir forest, 13 times found in subalpine meadow, 4 times found in shrub steppe, 11 times found in Mixed montane forest, 7 times found in douglas fir forest, 10 times found in Spruce-tamarack forest, 5 times found in subalpine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 107 times under rock, 42 times log stage 4, 12 times under dead wood, 13 times under stone, 3 times nest under small rock, 10 times log stage 3, 8 times ex rotten log, 10 times log stage 2, 9 times under log, 9 times under wood, 8 times log stage 5, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 75 times search, 15 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 33223 meters, 2428 meters average

Type specimens:

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