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Species: Lasius coloradensis   Wheeler, 1917 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Lasius (Acanthomyops) interjectus subsp. coloradensis Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 532 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 429.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
Raised to species: Buren, 1950 PDF: 185
See also: Wing, 1968a PDF: 78
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:



found in prairie regions


[e.g., SPC6600]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in desert riparian, 3 times found in pine, Cercocarpus, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, 2 times found in Poplar-willow woiodland, 1 times found in riparian willow in sagebrush desert, 1 times found in sage/aspen ecotone, 2 times found in Deciuous woodland, 1 times found in shrub steppe, 1 times found in grassland road edge, 1 times found in hilltop, sparse vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 5 times under rock, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times under cement debris, 1 times tumulus, 1 times on snow, 1 times mossy seepage, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times search, 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 1554 - 2580 meters, 1932 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1945-06-02 00:00:00.0 and 2022-04-27 00:00:00.0

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