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Species: Leptothorax crassipilis   Wheeler, 1917 

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Leptothorax crassipilis_nr, Leptothorax crassipilis_nr_a, Leptothorax crassipilis_nr_b, Leptothorax crassipilis_nr_c, Leptothorax crassipilis_nr_d

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptothorax (Mychothorax) acervorum subsp. crassipilis Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 513 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Colorado). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated, “numerous specimens of all three phases”). Type-locality: U.S.A.: Colorado, nr Colorado Springs, Manitou, vii.-viii.1903 (W.M. Wheeler) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a PDF: 278). Type-depositories: AMNH, LACM, MCZC. Type notes: Other original localities include Cheyenne Creek, Red Rock Canyon, and Willams Canyon, all Colorado, nr Colorado Springs. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in open grassland with scattered pines, 2 times found in pine-juniper-oak forest, 2 times found in conifer woodland, 2 times found in ponderosa pine forest, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, 1 times found in ponderosa pine patch, 1 times found in Pinus ponderosa forest, 3 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 2 times found in ponderosa pine-oak forest, 1 times found in Open sparsely grassy herbaceous hillside with gravelly soil. South facing slope, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in rock crevice near creek, 1 times nest under bark of Pinus ponderosa stump, 6 times under rock, 1 times nest under stone, 2 times under stone, 1 times nest between cracks of rock under Pinus ponerosa, 1 times nest under slab of rock on large boulder, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times under wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times hand collecting, 4 times search, 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 2930 meters, 2304 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-07-22 and 2021-08-11

Type specimens: paratype of Leptothorax acervorum crassipilis: casent0901773

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