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Species: Formica transmontanis   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica transmontanis Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 135, figs. 220-232 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  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: 12 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in Douglas fir forest/coastal scrub, 1 times found in coniferous forest, 1 times found in in sandy soil and dry vegetation, 2 times found in roadside, 1 times found in by roadside, 1 times found in coastal bluffs.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times stray foragers, 3 times on ground, 3 times ground nest, 1 times cliffside foragers, 2 times ground foragers, 1 times found under exposed rock and concrete slabs, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times HF51 under stone, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times crater nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times hand collecting, 1 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS).

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1330 meters, 209 meters average

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