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Species: Manica parasitica   (Creighton, 1934) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica (Manica) parasitica Creighton, 1934 PDF: 185 (w.) U.S.A. (California). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 13 syntype workers. Type-locality: U.S.A.: California, Yosemite Nat. Park, Tenaya Lake on Tioga Pass road, Polly Dome (ca 8600 ft) (W.S. Creighton). Type-depositories: LACM, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Manica: Weber, 1947b PDF: 440
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Manica parasitica (CreightonHNS 1934)

E1 [endemic to California], E2 [endemic to California floristic province (Hickman, 1993)]

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in meadow edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in packed gravel, foragers outside of nest entrance.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected at 2000 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1932-08-09 and 2019-07-23

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