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Species: Formica puberula   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica sanguinea subsp. puberula Emery, 1893k PDF: 648 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 413 (q.m.).
Combination in Formica (Raptiformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 260.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 468.
Revived from synonymy: Buren, 1968a PDF: 30.


  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: 4 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in subalpine rocky shrubland, 1 times found in aspen woodland, 3 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 3 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 1 times found in ponderosa pine woodland, 3 times found in Aspen-meadow, 1 times found in sparse ponderosa pine forest, 2 times found in Montane meadow, 1 times found in conifer forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under rock, 1 times nest in dead wood, 2 times foragers, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times under stones, 2 times under stone, 1 times mixed nest under stone, 2 times log stage 4, and soil, 1 times under wood, 1 times thatched rock, 1 times on trail, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times search, 2 times direct collection, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 635 - 3270 meters, 2253 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Formica puberula: casent0905696

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