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Species: Lasius claviger   (Roger, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Formica clavigera Roger, 1862a PDF: 241, pl. 1, fig. 13 (q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acanthomyops: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 700.
Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1870b PDF: 950.
Combination in Lasius (Acanthomyops): Emery, 1893k PDF: 642.
Combination in Acanthomyops: Donisthorpe, 1916e PDF: 276.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
Senior synonym of Lasius parvula: Wing, 1968a PDF: 67
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 24 times found in bottomland hardwood forest by river in rotting wood, 10 times found in bottomland hardwood forest by river, colony in rotting log, 5 times found in Oak woodland, 5 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 1 times found in suburban yard, 0 times found in in cultivated cotton, 3 times found in at mesic campground, 1 times found in sparse pine woodland, 1 times found in oak forest edge, 1 times found in rhyolite surface, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under rock, 3 times under stone, 1 times under rotten log, 3 times under dung, 1 times under wood, 1 times under boulder, 1 times Solidago virgaurea root, with aphids, 1 times nests under several rocks, 1 times in rotting log, 1 times ex nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 3 times direct collection, 0 times pitfall trap, 1 times mating flight, 1 times trap in Geomys Burrow Cr 2600E 0.4 mi. N. Jct US 24, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 2347 meters, 1159 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1919-11-30 00:00:00.0 and 2022-04-09 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: type of Formica clavigera: focol2736

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