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Species: Formica dakotensis   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica dakotensis Emery, 1893k PDF: 652, pl. 22, fig. 5 (w.) U.S.A. (South Dakota). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as dacotensis by Forel, 1904b PDF: 153; Kutter, 1968c: 207.].
Wasmann, 1902a PDF: 4 (q.m.); Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 462 (q.).
Senior synonym of Formica montigena: Wheeler, 1908i PDF: 642 (in text); Brown, 1957f: 167 (in text); Smith, 1967a PDF: 371; Smith, 1979: 1457; Bolton, 1995b: 193; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 151.
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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: 1 times found in subalpine woodland, 1 times found in grassy area, 3 times found in Mixed montane forest, 1 times found in open conifer woodland, 2 times found in alpine meadow edge, 1 times found in aspen forest, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, 1 times found in conifer forest edge, 2 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 1 times found in rocky alpine ridge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under rock, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest under asphalt of old road, 1 times nest under stones, 2 times thatched nest, 1 times small thatch mound, 1 times on trail, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest under dead wood, 1 times mound nest, 1 times ground foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 2903 meters, 2108 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-08-01 and 2019-08-15

Type specimens: syntype of Formica fusca subpolita specularis: casent0905701

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