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Species: Myrmica spinosior   Santschi, 1931 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica sabuleti var. spinosior Santschi, 1931a: 3 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Note: Santschi, 1931a: 3, cites as Myrmica spinosior the material incorrectly recorded as Myrmica wesmaeli by Finzi, 1926 PDF: 97; the countries above are those noted by Finzi. Santschi, 1931c PDF: 346, mentions only Spain, France (Corsica) and Italy.].
[Also described as new by Santschi, 1931c PDF: 346.].
Senior synonym of Myrmica rolandi reticulata: Seifert et al., 2014 PDF: 178 (in text).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: France, Italy, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Meadow, 1 times found in Prados, 1 times found in under oak in open, 1 times found in Bosque de Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in Claro de encinar, 1 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in in pine + silver fir wood, 1 times found in Meadow on river border, 1 times found in park/forest, 1 times found in Pinus sylvaticus, Crataegusmonogyna,malus sylvestris, Populus tremula, Prunus avium.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times Nest under stone, 2 times nbp, 1 times under stone, 1 times in grass tussock, 1 times hole in ground, 1 times foraging on the ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Hand, 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 1600 meters, 1033 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1926-03-25 and 2017-05-22

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica sabuleti spinosior: antweb1008459; Lectotype of Myrmica spinosior: casent0913077

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