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Species: Lasius (Chthonolasius) aphidicola   (Walsh, 1863) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica aphidicola Walsh, 1863 PDF: 310 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. Primary type information: type-locality Illinois: Rock I., after Wheeler, 1910h PDF: 240 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 429.
Junior synonym of Lasius flavus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 429.
Revived from synonymy: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 182.
Associated with Lasius umbratus: Emery, 1893k PDF: 640.
Junior synonym of Lasius umbratus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in shrub steppe, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in montane meadow, 2 times found in oak pine forest, 1 times found in Open Birch/Maple forest, 1 times found in pine-fir forest, 1 times found in broadleaf forest edge, 1 times found in laurel thicket, mixed conifer/broadleaf forest, 1 times found in Pinus-jeffreyi forest, 1 times found in city, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under stone, 1 times nest in basal hole Fagus grandifolia, 1 times nest under limestone slab, 1 times in rotten wood, 1 times under adjacent stones, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on ground, 10 am, 1 times leaf litter in oak, 1 times foraging on the forest floor, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times walking on road, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours.

Elevations: collected from 6 - 2280 meters, 1197 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1983-07-02 and 2018-07-17

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