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Species: Myrmica ruginodis   Nylander, 1846 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica ruginodis Nylander, 1846a PDF: 929, pl. 18, figs. 5, 30 (w.q.m.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Myrmica rubra: Santschi, 1931c PDF: 339.
Collingwood; 1979: 53; Seifert, 1988b: 6; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 86.
Senior synonym of Myrmica diluta: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 63.
, Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 28; of Myrmica dimidiata: Weber, 1947b PDF: 448; of Myrmica ruginodolaevinodis: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 120; Boven, 1977 PDF: 115; of Myrmica mutata: Seifert, 1988b: 6; of Myrmica macrogyna, Myrmica microgyna: Bolton, 1995b: 282; of Myrmica silvestrii, Myrmica sontica, Myrmica yoshiokai: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 236.
See also: Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 30.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Japan
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica ruginodis   Förster, A., 1850, Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae., Aachen: Unknown Publisher: 66-67, (download) 66-67 8138
Myrmica ruginodis   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 115, (download) 115 8127
Myrmica ruginodis   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 929-930, (download) 929-930 4277
Myrmica ruginodis   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 11, (download) 11 8200
Myrmica ruginodis   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 53, (download) 53 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 803 times found in Unknown, 797 times found in Forest, 361 times found in heathlands, 204 times found in Wet grassland, 118 times found in dry grassland, 84 times found in shrubs, 60 times found in Anthropogenic, 47 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 36 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 22 times found in bogs & fenns, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ground nest, 5 times under stone, 4 times on the ground, 4 times ground foragers, 2 times on leaves, 2 times leaf litter (-5-0 cm), 2 times leaf litter (-10-0 cm), 2 times in moss, 2 times attracted to light at night, 1 times under dead oak trunk on ground, 1 times under dead birch trunk on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1355 times Pitfall trap, 374 times Manual catch, 77 times Color trap, 65 times Malaise trap, 37 times search, 34 times White color trap, 18 times sifting of soil samples, 6 times insect net, 6 times Window trap, 5 times Hand, 5 times pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 20 - 2250 meters, 722 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmica ruginodis orientalis: casent0916896; Lectotype of Myrmica kurokii sontica: casent0913065; syntype of Myrmica rubra ruginodolaevinodis: casent0907647; type of Myrmica ruginodis: casent0900274

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