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Species: Formica accreta   Francoeur, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica accreta Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 182, figs. 308-323 (w.q.m.) CANADA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995b: 190.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States


Small Black Ant.

Worker: 4-5mm

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in pine/fir forest, 4 times found in pine/fir woodland, 3 times found in rocky slope with sparse alpine scrub, 7 times found in subalpine treeline, 2 times found in university campus, 3 times found in fir/pine woodland, 6 times found in moss/lichen balds, low conifer forest, 2 times found in subalpine fir woodland, 3 times found in mixed conifer forest, 2 times found in dry ridge, Arctostaphylos, Pseudotsuga, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times nest under rock, 13 times under stone, 6 times strays, 5 times ground foragers, 1 times ground, 2 times stray foragers on ground, 4 times foragers, 3 times banana bait, 1 times under log, 1 times under duff on top of rock, 1 times under bark of Pinus ponderosa, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 37 times hand collecting, 52 times search, 3 times banana bait, 1 times mixed, 1 times winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2885 meters, 1304 meters average

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