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Species: Formica pergandei   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica pergandei Emery, 1893k PDF: 646, pl. 22, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formica (Raptiformica): Emery, 1925d PDF: 259.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Formica sublucida: Buren, 1968a PDF: 28.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in oak pine forest edge, 1 times found in grassland/meadow, 1 times found in in stump with thatching, fir forest, brood in nest, very active, aggressive, loam soil, 1 times found in Mixed montane forest, 1 times found in sagebrush, 1 times found in sagebrush/riparian vegetation, 1 times found in Coniferous Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 2 times log stage 4, 1 times under stone, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times direct collection, 1 times search, 1 times powerline, 1 times sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 61 - 2200 meters, 728 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Formica pergandei: casent0905697

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