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Species: Formicoxenus diversipilosus   (Smith, 1939) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Leptothorax (Mychothorax) diversipilosus Smith, 1939c PDF: 179 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Formicoxenus: Buschinger, 1979a PDF: 61.
See also: Francoeur et al., 1985 PDF: 381.
// Distribution


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


See Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger (1985).

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Pinus jeffreyi forest, 1 times found in Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in conifer/oak forest, 1 times found in mixed conifer woodland, 1 times found in road edge in managed fir forest, 1 times found in vacant lot in suburbs, 1 times found in conifer forest, 1 times found in conifer forest edge, 1 times found in moss/lichen balds, low conifer forest, 1 times found in Nest of Formica rufa obscuripes.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 00 pm times ex Formica obscuripes mound nest (different but close to PSW16202); 3, 1 times ex moiund of Formica, 2 times thatch mound nest, 1 times on mound of Formica obscuripes, 2 times old wood near nest of Formica rufa obscuripes, 1 times ex Formica obscuripes nest, 1 times on Formica nest surface, 1 times near road, 1 times ex thatch mound nest Formica, 1 times ex thatch mound Formica obscuripes, 1 times ex mound nest of Formica obscuripes, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times search, 1 times direct collection, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times general collecting, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1950 meters, 942 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1940-07-09 and 2016-06-14

Type specimens:

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