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Species: Formica perpilosa   Wheeler, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica perpilosa Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 421 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Formica fusca subpolita perpilosa Wheeler, 1902b PDF: 141; unavailable name.].
Combination in Formica (Raptiformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 259.


  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)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in desert riparian, 1 times found in desert spring, 3 times found in Sarcobatus desert, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 5 times found in cottonwood-willow forest, 3 times found in desert scrub, 4 times found in salty grass meadow, 1 times found in cottonwood riparian zone, 1 times found in grassy swale, 2 times found in greasewood-saltbush desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in soil, 4 times under rock, 2 times ground nest, 3 times under wood, 1 times tending Coccoidea on Sarcobatus, 1 times nesting in mound of mud, sticks, 1 times under stone, 1 times strays around base of Vachellia, 1 times on vegetation, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times meadow, candelabrum cactus, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 times hand collecting, 1 times beating, 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 1951 meters, 1564 meters average

Type specimens:

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