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Species: Temnothorax furunculus   (Wheeler, 1909) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Leptothorax furunculus Wheeler, 1909e PDF: 82 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax (Myrafant): Smith, 1979: 1393; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
See also: Mackay, 2000 PDF: 344.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Ponderosa Pine forest, 2 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 1 times found in Sagebrush.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times In 1.5" thick piece of pine bark partly buried in litter next to large, rotten pine log. Partial shade., 1 times ex 1.5" piece of bark, 1 times ex 1" piece of bark.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 2105 - 2356 meters, 2118 meters average

Type specimens: cotype: casent0172592

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