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Species: Manica hunteri   (Wheeler, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica (Oreomyrma) hunteri Wheeler, 1914e PDF: 121, fig. 1c (w.) U.S.A. (Montana). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 12 syntype workers. Type-locality: U.S.A.: Montana, Madison River, nr mouth of Beaver Creek, 7500 ft (S.J. Hunter). Type-depository: MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmica (Neomyrma): Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 507.
Combination in Myrmica (Manica): Emery, 1921c PDF: 43.
Combination in Manica: Weber, 1947b PDF: 440.
Senior synonym of Manica aldrichi: Cole, 1956h PDF: 262 (in text); Smith, 1958c PDF: 113; Smith, 1979: 1352; Bolton, 1995b: 249.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in conifer forest, 5 times found in Mixed lowland forest, 1 times found in Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in fir/pine woodland, 1 times found in aspen/conifer/sage ecotone, 1 times found in Bare slope surrounded by conifer forest, 1 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in pine forest, 2 times found in sparse ponderosa pine forest, 3 times found in Mixed montane forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 7 times under rock, 3 times nest in soil, 1 times nest under rock, 2 times Manica under stone, 1 times ground nest, with multiple entrances, 2 times foragers, 1 times under rocks, 2 times under boulder, 2 times nest under stone, 1 times ground nest, with slight tumulus, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 33 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 2940 meters, 1639 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1945-07-13 and 2021-07-06

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