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Species: Formica glacialis   Wheeler, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica fusca var. glacialis Wheeler, 1908i PDF: 624 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Maine). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Formica fusca: Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 570; Emery, 1925d PDF: 247; Wing, 1939 PDF: 165.
Junior synonym of Formica fusca: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 494; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 532; Smith, 1951c PDF: 863.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Nearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in coastal granite barrens, 1 times found in mesic forest, 1 times found in mixed coniferous forest, 1 times found in pine-fir-spruce forest, 1 times found in shrubby edge of an extensive Sphagnum bog, raised embankment of disused railway.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times mound nest, 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times in Sphagnum moss growing on gravel/soil/litter at edge of bog beneath white birch (red arrow), 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times direct collection, 1 times hand sorted, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 640 meters, 330 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-08-14 and 2018-08-06

Type specimens:

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